CHULA VISTA, Calif. – A woman died after her elderly roommate shot her in their Chula Vista home, police said Thursday.
A man called Chula Vista police at 2:46 a.m. and admitted to shooting a roommate after getting into an argument, according to investigators.
Police went to the home on G Street where the man surrendered. They found the woman’s body inside the home.
“He said after the argument he went and retrieved a firearm,” an officer said. “He then shot his roommate.”
Police arrested the man in his 80s. The woman who had recently moved into the home was in her mid-50s.
Homicide detectives are investigating.
Anyone with information about the investigation should contact CVPD.