LAKE LOS ANGELES – A woman was shot and killed Sunday afternoon at a residence in Lake Los Angeles and her husband has been detained, authorities said.
The shooting was reported about 3:10 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 25, in the 15600 block of Newmont Avenue, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Information Bureau.
“Deputies discovered the victim, a Hispanic woman in her 20s, on the ground in front of a residence. She suffered at least one gunshot wound and was unresponsive,” the news release states.
Attempts to save her life were unsuccessful and she was pronounced dead by responding fire department personnel.
“A male adult, believed to be the victim’s husband, was transported to Lancaster Station for further questioning,” the news release states.
There are no outstanding suspects, and the weapon believed used in the homicide was recovered at the scene, according to the news release.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).
UPDATED: The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Sandy Mayberry. Her husband, 36-year-old Michael Mayberry, was arrested on suspicion of murder and booked at the Lancaster Sheriff’s Station in lieu of $2,000,000 bail, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department. He is scheduled to be arraigned Tuesday, Feb. 27. View the updated news release here.