CALIFORNIA—The Los Angeles Police Department is investigating an incident that occurred on Thursday, March 18, after a suspect with a machete went on a murderous rampage killing one victim and wounding another individual, in the vicinity of White Oak Avenue and Ventura Boulevard in Encino.
According to reports from Officer Jader Chavez of the Los Angeles Police Department’s Media Relations Office, after detectives arrived on the scene, they found a man with cuts on his left arm. Medical responders arrived and transported the victim to a local hospital to have his wounds treated.
Several hours after the incident occurred, officers were dispatched back to Encino in the 17700 block of Alonzo Place and White Oak Avenue, responding to a call about a man who was armed with a weapon that resembled a hatchet.
During the investigation, officers found the suspect armed with a knife and a machete, officers also discovered the body of a man later identified as 102-year-old Youssef Mahboubian in the garage, Youssef sustained multiple lacerations, he was pronounced deceased at the scene by LAFD.
The suspect has been identified as Adam Dimmerman 47, he was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon at 1:00 p.m. in the 17600 block of Karen Drive after the second attack. Adam Dimmerman is being held on a $2 million bond.
Details about the suspect’s court date have not yet been disclosed to the public. The LAPD is still investigating the case.
Anyone with additional information related to the case can call Detective Steve Castro at 818-374-1925. Anonymous tips can be called into Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.