NEW YORK – 86-year-old Heriberto Pagan shot his grandson in the head and then killed the grandson’s girlfriend prior to shooting himself in New York City, according to the authorities.
On Friday evening, Pagan shot his 47-year-old grandson outside of a Staten Island house Friday evening before shooting 28-year-old Claritle Christina Huerta in the head inside the house.
Huerta later died at a hospital.
According to the police, Pagan fled in his vehicle and shot himself in the head several blocks away. He was found dead by the police outside his vehicle.
His grandson was taken to the Staten Island University Hospital and he is in stable condition. His name was not released by the police.
The 4-month-old son of the couple was found without any injury inside the house and he is in the custody of the Administration for Children’s Services.
The reason of shooting is not known, said police.