Father and Daughter found dead after a Shootout


Anthony John Graziano is the suspect in a shooting with police. His daughter was found dead after being taken and brought along (photo courtesy AP News).

Brynna Pierson, Staff Writer

15-year-old Savannah Graziano and her father, Anthony John Graziano, were both found dead on Sept. 27. Her father, who was a wanted fugitive, abducted her and they were both killed during a shootout with law enforcement. Amid the chase, the girl was found running towards law enforcement wearing military gear that disguised her to police. It is unclear whether she was shot by her father or deputies on site.

Just days before, the father had allegedly killed his soon-to-be-divorced wife in their home. This was due to a domestic violence occurrence that happened between the father and mother in Fontana, Los Angeles. As the police arrived at the father’s truck, he was also found dead with the rifle that was used during the shootout.