Marvin Francell Williams, 32, is being sought in connection with the shootings of Ajani Patridge, 40, of Los Angeles, and Nadia Campbell, 35, of Hollywood. The pair were shot about 11:15 p.m. Thursday in the 6100 block of Carlos Avenue, and they died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Police Department and the Los Angeles County coroner's office.
Williams was described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighing about 160 pounds, with dark hair and eyes. He has multiple neck tattoos.
Marvin Francell Williams
"Nadia's three young children were in a vehicle nearby when the murders occurred," according to an LAPD statement. "The suspect was in a dating relationship with Campbell and this crime involved domestic violence. ... He should be considered armed and dangerous."
Security video from a home in the area captured footage of the victims walking in the street with a man prior to the shooting.
Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call LAPD West Bureau homicide detectives at 213-382-9470, or 877-LAPD-247.
Are you or someone you know a recent survivor of domestic violence? Help is available. Los Angeles County has a hotline, which can be reached at 1-800-978-3600. A national hotline can be reached at 1-800-799-7233.