Tanaya Shanette Goins, 32
Tanaya Shanette Goins, a 32-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Thursday, March 5, in the 5100 block of Rosemead Boulevard in San Gabriel, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
About 6:40 a.m., deputies from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department responded to a call of an assault with a deadly weapon, according to a news release. Deputies arrived at an apartment and found Goins, who had been shot. Goins was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:50 a.m., said Ed Winter, assistant chief of investigations for the coroner’s office.
A 13-year-old boy whom deputies believe is Goins’ son, was also struck by gunfire and suffered non-life-threatening injuries.
Deputies believe Goins was involved in a family dispute with her brother, who was arrested on suspicion of murder that day.
Johnny Goins, a 31-year-old black man, was charged March 9 with killing his sister and the attempted murder of his nephew, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.