Eddie Charles Talley II, a 65-year-old black man, was fatally shot on Friday, Sept. 28, in the 600 block of West Palmer Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
The shooting in Talley’s home also killed his stepdaughter, Britney Malone, 13, and seriously injured his wife, Katherine Evans, according to Evans' niece Shayla Greene.
Talley’s 43-year-old son, James Jajuan Williams, was arrested in connection with the shootings, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Joe Mendoza. Williams lived in the home with his father and stepmother, along with Britney and her older brother and sister, Greene said.
Williams was charged with two counts of murder on Oct. 2, with a special circumstances allegation of multiple murders, and one count of attempted murder, according to a news release from the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Talley was a lifelong ...
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