Inglewood teen charged in fatal shooting of 2, including man he dated

INGLEWOOD, Calif. (KABC) -- A 19-year-old man was charged Monday with the shooting death of two men, one of whom he dated, the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced.

Deputy District Attorney Jessica Tillson said Christian Francisco Veliz faces two counts of murder with a special circumstance allegation of multiple murders and allegations of using a handgun and causing great bodily injury and death.

Both victims, Christian Martinez, 27, and Saul Reyes, 39, were found shot to death in a car parked on the 3600 block of West 107th Street in Inglewood on April 30, the prosecutor said.

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Two men were found dead early Monday morning in Inglewood, prompting a double homicide investigation.

The criminal complaint alleges the murders occurred on or about April 29.

Veliz faces the death penalty or life in state prison without the possibility of parole if convicted as charged.

The case remains under investigation by the Inglewood Police Department.
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