Tue. May 28th, 2024

Three people who died in a California shooting outside of a short-term rental home in Beverly Crest were identified on Sunday.

The victims are 33-year-old Iyana Hutton, 29-year-old Nenah Davis, and 26-year-old Destiny Sims, according to the Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office.

The shooting occurred around 2:30 a.m. Saturday outside of a home in the 2700 block of Ellison Drive, north of Beverly Hills, police said in a press release.

The women were inside a car when they were struck by gunfire. Four other people outside the vehicle were wounded, according to Los Angeles police.

Two of the survivors took themselves to the hospital for care, while the other two were transported by ambulance, police said.

The suspect, or suspects, remained at large Sunday evening. No descriptions were available.

“We can confirm that this was a gun battle where the victims were shot,” said LAPD. “We can confirm that this was not an active shooter situation or incident.”

It is unclear what led up to the shooting. Officers are looking into whether a party was taking place at the short-term rental at the time.

“Investigators are interviewing additional occupants and witnesses of what happened here,” said LAPD. “That’s why we are somewhat limited on the information we are releasing at this time to keep the integrity of that investigation.”

One neighbor said that the home is often rented out for parties.

“It was a rental party house,” said Rachel David. “It’s not like all of a sudden this neighborhood is crazy. It was just that somebody didn’t check who was renting that house.”

The mid-century home is in a quiet neighborhood nestled in the Santa Monica Mountains where houses are large and expensive. The property, estimated at $3 million, is on a cul-de-sac and described in online real estate platforms as modern and private with a pool and outdoor shower.

Anyone with information is asked to call the LAPD’s Robbery Homicide Division at 213-486-6890.

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By Buffy Gunner

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