Sandra Cossid Lertzman, a 60-year-old white woman, was shot and killed Wednesday, Sept. 11, in the 9600 block of Vanalden Avenue in Northridge, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 9 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department responded to a call of a shooting in the area and found three people dead in a home.
Authorities said Lertzman was shot by her husband, Eric Lertzman, 60, in their master bedroom. He then walked across the hall and tried to shoot another woman, whom neighbors described as his daughter. She escaped and locked herself in the hallway bathroom, according to police.
Lertzman then shot and killed his 19-year-old son, Michael. During this time, the daughter escaped through the bathroom window and ran to a neighbor’s home. Lertzman went back into the master bedroom and killed himself, according to the LAPD.
Detectives recovered two guns at the scene. ...
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