SAN DIEGO–A 22-year-old male was taken into custody by police early Friday morning for the alleged murder of his parents, a police spokesman said on Saturday.
The suspect, Peter David Haynes of San Diego, was taken into custody near the shooting scene. The male was armed with a handgun at the time of his arrest.
The victims have been identified as 61 year-old David Ellis Haynes and 62 year-old Lissa Danielle Haynes of San Diego.
On early morning Friday, the San Diego Police Department received a 911 call of gunshots and a person shot in the area of 1000 Tarento Drive. A police dispatcher could hear the sound of gunshots and a male asking for help from his residence before the phone disconnected.
Officers located the residence, but received no response at the door. The officers breached the front door and found a male and female victim inside. Both had sustained gunshot wounds. Both victims were transported to UCSD Hospital, but succumbed to their injuries and were pronounced deceased.
Anyone with information related to this incident is encouraged to call the San Diego Police Department’s Homicide Unit or Crime Stoppers at (888) 580-8477.