Three dead in murder-suicide shooting at Southern California fast food restaurant
Sunday, June 20, 2010
A 6-year-old boy and his father were shot and killed Saturday afternoon while eating inside a busy California, before the shooter turned a gun on himself.fast food restaurant in ,
According to the San Bernadino Police Department, 56-year-old Jimmy Schlager arrived at the Del Taco at 1:15pm PST (2015) on a bicycle, and, armed with two semi-automatic guns, entered the restaurant and opened fire on a family of four who were dining together. The employees and other customers all ran out of the restaurant and escaped without injury.
The father of the family, identified as 33-year-old Alex Trujillo, was declared dead at the scene, said the San Bernadino Fire Department. His wife and two sons were taken toin critical condition. His 6-year-old son, Adrian, died shortly after. The victims each suffered two bullet wounds, except the mother, who police say received up to ten gunshots. The names of the 29-year-old woman and her 5-year-old son have not been released. Both remained in critical condition on Saturday night.
After shooting the family, Schlager, later identified as the woman's step-father, shot himself in the head. He was taken to, where he later died from the self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Police said Schlager had previously been arrested a number of times, on charges that included theft and assault with a deadly weapon.
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- John Asbury. "Update: Del Taco shooting victims identified" — , 22:30, 21 June 2010 (UTC)
- Kurt Streeter. "Gunman targets stepdaughter's family in San Bernardino restaurant; 3 dead" — , 02:30, 20 June 2010 (UTC)