The police in West Covina, California are trying to find 19-year-old Michael Mariano Jr. following the capturing deaths of his two cousins, in accordance to CBS Information Los Angeles.
Mariano allegedly shot and killed two brothers, 22-year-old Maliki Foust Jr. and Majarion Foust, 19, within the car parking zone of the Walnut Ridge House Advanced on the 3400 Block of South Sentous Avenue on Nov. 2. A 3rd man reportedly witnessed the capturing however was capable of get away safely. Police arrived on the scene at round 10:45 p.m.
Mariano reportedly lived within the residence complicated the place the capturing occurred, and surveillance footage captured Mariano within the car parking zone firing a gun earlier than working away from the scene. The video didn’t seize the Foust brothers being shot.
Officers from the West Covina Police Division mentioned that the Foust brothers have been ambushed by their cousin however famous that the capturing was not gang-related. A motive for the killings will not be but recognized, however the police mentioned that the capturing was premeditated.
“It definitely seems prefer it was an ambush,” mentioned the police.
“We have now proof to indicate or imagine that it was premeditated and an ambush capturing. One thing clearly occurred between Michael Mariano and Maliki and Majarion. We don’t know precisely what that’s, and as we proceed to analyze and develop motives, that may definitely be popping out within the adjudication course of in court docket.”
West Covina Lt. Travis Tibbetts mentioned that each brothers have been shot within the higher torso a number of instances. Maliki Foust was shot whereas inside a car. Majarion Foust was shot whereas he was outdoors the car within the carport. Each brothers have been unarmed.
The Foust brothers have been from Victorville and have been reportedly staying with their cousin when the capturing occurred. The police are asking anybody with pertinent info to contact the West Covina Police Division at 626-939-8688 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.