Gor Adamyan Death: A 29-year-old and 27-year-old couple have been charged with murder in the deadly road-rage shooting of a 4-year-old in Lancaster, California Friday. According to reports, the suspects are couples and parents of two children. Alexandria Gentile and Byron Burkhart have been charged in the fatal shooting of Gor Adamyan.
Byron Burkhart, 29, and Alexandria Gentile, 27, fatally pursued the child’s family vehicle along local roads. At approximately 7:30 p.m., the perpetrators allegedly shot the child in the torso in the Southern California town where they had cut off the family. Gor Adamyan, similar to numerous young boys, cherished stuffed animals, toy vehicles, and his family above all else.
Gor, 4, was seated in the backseat of his family’s vehicle around 7:30 p.m. on Friday in Lancaster, California, as they drove to get supplies along the Sierra Highway and East Avenue J, according to authorities. The family was initially stopped by another motorist, who then pursued them through city streets, as reported by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Authorities claim that the driver eventually stopped next to Adamyan’s vehicle and opened fire, wounding Gor in the upper torso. His parents and father rushed him to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Upon locating the suspect’s vehicle, detectives subsequently apprehended Byron Burkhart, 29, and Alexandria Gentile, 27 on charges of homicide.
A GoFundMe page has been created in support of the family’s funeral expenses. For any additional information, please contact the Sheriff’s Department at (323) 890-5500. At 800-222-8477, those who prefer to remain anonymous can contact Crime Stoppers.