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Man kills 2, kidnaps ex-girlfriend

August 22, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Three people were killed and a woman was kidnapped in a murder-suicide in Ontario, police said Saturday.Officers were called to the scene of a shooting at house on the 2700 block of East Chaparral Street at about 5:30 a.m. When officers entered the home they found a 21-year-old male and his 48-year-old mother shot to death. Their names have not been released.

The gunman, Joey Demello, 25, is believed to be the ex-boyfriend of Ashlee Saldana, who was staying at the house that night. After the shooting Demello took Saldana from the home against her will.

Officers later found Demello's body at a trailer park near the California-Nevada Border. Investigators said he shot himself. Saldana was found near the scene but was not hurt.

Officers said Demello was on active parole.

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