Livermore police seek gunman after double homicide

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner


LIVERMORE, Calif. – Authorities are searching for a gunman who allegedly carried out a fatal shooting at a Livermore hotel that left two people dead.

Yonston Vazquez, 30, is suspected of killing a 26-year-old woman and 21-year-old man on Saturday at the La Quinta Inn on Southfront Road, according to the Livermore Police Department.

The shooting happened around 6:45 a.m. inside a hotel room.

Police identified Vazquez of Oakland, as the alleged shooter. Authorities said he knew one of the victims.

The identities of the victims have not been released as police have put a press hold on their names.

Authorities have not revealed a possible motive for the double homicide.

Vazquez remains at large and is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts can call the Livemore Police Department’s anonymous tip line at (925) 371-4790.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.