California man on the run for 'shooting his daughter's ex boyfriend tried to turn himself in'

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Footage of a California antheral who allegedly killed his daughter's ex-boyfriend aft helium tried to unit himself into her car has revealed helium attempted to manus himself into authorities earlier going connected the run.

When Jose G. Mendoza, 59, became alert that his girl was being allegedly chased by Giovannie Gutierrez successful his vehicle, helium pulled up to the 37000 artifact of Sierra Highway and changeable him successful the head.

Surveillance footage released by constabulary to ABC 7 shows Mendoza astatine a sheriff's station, presumably trying to crook himself in. It remains unclear erstwhile the footage was taken. 

The footage shows the 59-year-old walking into the sheriff's station, waiting astatine the antagonistic for a abbreviated time, earlier turning astir and dilatory leaving.

Mendoza appeared to beryllium holding a mobile telephone astatine the clip and remained astatine ample connected Wednesday.

Deputies responded to a home unit telephone successful the 37000 artifact of Sierra Highway, successful Palmdale, California soon earlier 5 o'clock connected Monday afternoon.

Jose G. Mendoza, 59, is connected the tally aft helium allegedly changeable his daughter's ex-boyfriend successful the head, aft helium tried to unit himself into her car

Surveillance footage from a sheriff's presumption reveals that Mendoza had presumably tried to crook himself successful earlier leaving and going connected the tally

Surveillance footage released by constabulary shows Mendoza astatine a sheriff's station, walking into the sheriff's station, waiting astatine the antagonistic for a abbreviated time, earlier turning astir and leaving

26-year-old Gutierrez, who had been unresponsive erstwhile constabulary arrived astatine the scene, was taken to infirmary wherever helium aboriginal succumbed to his gunshot coiled injuries

When they arrived astatine the scene, 26-year-old Gutierrez was recovered unresponsive and suffering from a gunshot wound, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said.

Gutierrez had allegedly confronted his ex-girlfriend, Mendoza's daughter, astatine her workplace Diamond Buick GMC Palmdale, and taken her cellphone.

In a bid to get the instrumentality back, Mendoza's girl organized to conscionable nearby, but erstwhile the mobile was returned Gutierrez tried to interruption her car mirror, truthful she sped off.

Witnesses told constabulary that Gutierrez has been successful his car, a achromatic Chrysler 300M sedan, and had been 'chasing his ex-girlfriend' who had been driving a grey compact car.

During the pursuit, the 2 cars collided astatine slightest 1 time, authorities said.

'Investigators person learned Gutierrez was the root of the home unit telephone for service,' said police.

Gutierrez had allegedly attempted to unit his mode into his ex-girlfriend's car arsenic she was seeking assistance from household members, who had called 911.

'She told america astatine the clip she was wrong of her car and Giovannie was trying to get in,' Detective Derrick Alfred told ABC 7.

A newsman extracurricular Mendoza's daughter's workplace wherever Gutierrez had allegedly confronted his ex-girlfriend, earlier taking her compartment telephone and allegedly chasing her successful his car

Detective Derrick Alfred said that Gutierrez had allegedly taken Mendoza's daughter's keys, tried to unfastened the doorway to propulsion her retired and had allegedly gotten his hands astir her throat

Gutierrez had been the root of a home unit telephone for work made by Mendoza's girl who called family, who past called 911

Detectives said that Mendoza's girl didn't cognize that her begetter would amusement up to the scene

'He was reaching done the model aft helium had already taken her keys, trying to unfastened the door, trying to propulsion her retired of the car and astatine immoderate point, helium had gotten his hands astir her throat.'

As Gutierrez was trying to get into her vehicle, a achromatic Ford Ranger pickup motortruck arrived astatine the scene, investigators said.

'A rider exited the Ford Ranger, approached Gutierrez and changeable him erstwhile successful the head,' constabulary said.

'The shooter has been identified arsenic Jose G. Mendoza of Little Rock.'

Detectives said that Mendoza's girl didn't cognize that helium would amusement up to the scene.

After constabulary arrived, Gutierrez, who had been unresponsive, was taken to a section infirmary wherever helium aboriginal succumbed to his gunshot coiled injuries.

Mendoza is described arsenic a antheral Hispanic, with achromatic hairsbreadth and brownish eyes. He is 5 feet 6 inches gangly and weighs 140 pounds.

'Mendoza is believed to beryllium equipped with a semi-automatic handgun and should not beryllium approached,' constabulary said.

'Anyone with accusation astir this incidental is encouraged to interaction the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department's Homicide Bureau.'

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