Husband shoots and kills wife in front of his children including 11-month-old sonBy Mason White 2:47 PM November 15, 2015
By: Wayne Morin
A man was arrested on a charge of murder after allegedly shooting his wife in front of their children, including their 11-month-old son, police in California said.
Inglewood police said that they have arrested 34-year-old Andy Steve Valdez, after being accused of shooting and killing his wife during an argument.
Valadez was charged with one count murder, one count of criminal threats and one count of child abuse. He was booked into jail, and his bail was set at $2.1 million.
If convicted, Valadez faces up to 68 years in prison. According to the police investigation, Valadez shot 32-year-old Sandra Valdez.
She was hit in the head and died.
The victim’s 63-year-old aunt ran into the residence when she heard the shooting, and saw the victim and the children, including their 11-month-old son.
She struggled with Valadez over the gun as he threatened them.