May 12, 2022
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.