Los Angeles Deputy City Attorney Shot Family and Suicide: Eric Lertzman Biography, Wiki, Age, Family, Net Worth, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Fast Facts You Need to Know

Eric Lertzman Biography

Eric Lertzman Biography

Los Angeles Deputy City Attorney Eric Lertzman has been identified as the shooter who apparently killed his wife and son and fired a shot at his daughter before killing himself Wednesday morning, police said

Eric Lertzman Age

He was 60 years old.

Eric Lertzman Career

Lertzman was a deputy city attorney who worked for the office since 2005 – then killed himself.

Eric Lertzman Killed Son and Wife

His daughter said she saw her father with a handgun before she fled out a bathroom window to seek help, while his 19-year-old son Michael and wife Sandy, 60, were killed in the house.

Eric Lertzman Wife (Sandy Lertzman)

Eric was married to Sandy Lertzman, she shared selfies with Eric on her Facebook. She shared that the two had been married for more than 30 years. In 2016 she posted a photo of themselves in front of the U.S. Supreme Court which she captioned;

Eric Lertzman Children

Eric together with his wife had two children together Michael Lertzman and Rachel Lertzman. According to Rachel’s Facebook page, she works for a non-profit in Los Angeles designed to improve community wellness. She studied Environmental Studies and International Politics.

Eric Lertzman Murder and Suicide

On Wednesday, September 11, 2019 Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer identified a lawyer at his office, Eric Lertzman, as one of three people who died in an apparent domestic violence shooting in Northridge. Feuer said that Eric Lertzman, his wife and their adult son were found dead inside the home.

According to Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Mike Kozak officers were dispatched to the 9600 block of Vanalden Avenue around 9 a.m. after receiving a call of a shooting in progress. When they arrived at the house, officers located three victims, all apparently deceased. The victims all had gunshot wounds; police recovered at least two handguns at the scene.

The lieutenant said that a fourth person inside the home, a woman in her 20s, managed to escape and was uninjured. Greg Demos, a neighbor told KTLA that the woman ran out of the home in her pajamas and said that her father had tried to shoot her.

Demos told KTLA-TV that the young woman was “upset, confused, distraught, somewhat in shock” and told him, “I don’t know what to tell you Greg but this is what just happened in my house, and I don’t know what to do. My dad took a shot at me, and my mom and my brother are still inside.”

Police Investigation Reports

Two guns were recovered at the scene of the suspected murder-suicide, according to authorities.

City Attorney Mike Feuer said: ‘Details are evolving, though early reports indicate police were called to the family home because of a domestic disturbance,’

He called the incident a ‘horrible tragedy.’

Shooting in Northridge – Northridge Murder-Suicide

The elected Los Angeles City Attorney, Mike Feuer released a statement following the murder on what he called the “Northridge tragedy”.

He wrote; “It is with shock and profound sadness that we announce that today Deputy City Attorney Eric Lertzman was involved in a tragic incident which we understand resulted in the death of his wife, his adult son and himself.

As we search for answers to how this could happen, we mourn the victims and envelop those left behind with our love at this time of unbearable loss. Of course, we will provide members of our City Attorney Family with needed counseling and support.”

Fast Facts You Need to Know

  • Eric Lertzman, 60, opened fire inside his family’s Northridge, California, home around 9am Wednesday in what’s believed to be a murder-suicide
  • His 19-year-old son Michael and wife Sandy, 60, were killed in the home
  • His daughter fled out a bathroom window to seek help and survived
  • Lertzman then killed himself in what’s believed to be a murder suicide  
  • The father was a deputy city attorney who worked for the office since 2005