SAN FRANCISCO—Two men were murdered in Livermore following a shooting on Sunday, March 1 Sunday in the San Francisco suburb.
Following the attack, a male suspect was arrested on suspicion of homicide. Livermore police say that one of the shooting victims died at the scene. The other victim was rushed to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead later that afternoon.
No information regarding the identity of the victim’s has been released to the public.
The alleged shooter has been identified by Livermore police as James Wears, 28, a Livermore resident. Wears reportedly struggled with police during his arrest and was bitten by a police dog as a result. His injuries were not considered serious.
The suspect had a prior association with the victims and allegedly killed them during a fight. A motive for the double homicide has not been released.
Sunday’s shooting marks the first killing in the region in over two years.