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Suspect Identified in Attack on South Beverly Drive

MEDIA RELEASE
May 12, 2022

UPDATE

Suspect Identified in Attack on South Beverly Drive

Beverly Hills, Calif. – The suspect responsible for Thursday’s attack on South Beverly Drive has been identified as 30-year-old Oscar Gomez Jr., a resident of Beverly Hills. 

Gomez was taken to BHPD where he was booked Thursday evening.  He is being charged with Attempted Murder, Assault with a Deadly Weapon, and Criminal Threats.

On Thursday, May 12, at 2:28 pm, Beverly Hills Police Officers responded to reports of a woman being assaulted.  For reasons still under investigation, Gomez stabbed the woman with what appeared to be a screwdriver before fleeing on foot.  Responding police units quickly located Gomez and safely took him into custody. 

The female victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.  While the motive does not appear to be a robbery, the case is still under investigation.

 

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