Pasadena shootings: 3 killed, 2 injured

Three people were killed and two others injured Saturday after a shooting in Pasadena, police said.
Three people were killed and two others injured Saturday after a shooting in Pasadena that led to a police standoff, officials said.

Pasadena police responded to a call about shots fired at about 4:20 p.m. in the 1700 block of Summit Avenue. Upon arrival, 35-year-old John Izeal Smith opened fire at officers, police said.

Investigators said Smith was a renter and was having a dispute with his landlord. Officers found the body of a man in his 70s inside a home. A woman and another man were also gunned down on the street.

Smith initially barricaded himself in a home, but ultimately surrendered to police and was taken into custody.

Smith is alleged to have killed the three victims and injured two others. No officers were hurt.

Smith, a Pasadena resident, was booked at Pasadena city jail on murder charges.

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