Guizhi Zhang, a 50-year-old Chinese woman, was fatally shot on Thursday, Sept. 29, in the 100 block of Avenida Grulla in Walnut, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Zhang and her husband, Yusheng Zhuang, a 68-year-old Chinese man, were both found dead in their home about 5 p.m., after a relative asked deputies to check on their welfare, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Sgt. Bill Cotter.
The relative became alarmed after receiving “some concerning text messages” from Zhuang, Cotter said, “saying things like, ‘Take care of yourself and the family,’ that kind of thing.”
Investigators believe Zhuang shot his wife and then shot himself, Cotter said. The two were pronounced dead at the scene 5 p.m.
Zhuang’s death has been ruled a suicide by the coroner’s office, and his wife’s death has been ruled a homicide, according to coroner's records.
Cotter said Zhuang was worried about family financial issues, ...
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