The coroner’s office Saturday released the name of the man allegedly shot to death in the Palms area by a relative who was taken into custody.
Jeffrey Faiz was a 61-year-old Los Angeles resident, the coroner’s office reported.
The shooting was reported about 8:35 p.m. Thursday in the 3600 block of Military Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Witnesses told officers that the suspect entered the victim’s home and shot him, LAPD Officer Annie Moran told City News Service. Faiz died at the scene.
Andrew Conaway, 35, of Los Angeles was booked on suspicion of murder and was being held on $2 million bail, the LAPD reported.
Moran said the victim and the suspect were related, although the nature of the relationship was not made clear. The suspect was arrested as he was driving away from the scene.
Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call detectives at 213-382-9470, or 877-LAPD-247. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222- TIPS, or use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org.