Shooting suspect and victims are identified in Hollywood double homicide

Four children were found in a vehicle near where the shooting took place and are believed to be the children of one of the victims.


Homicide investigators have identified a man suspected of fatally shooting two people in Hollywood last week.

Marvin Francell Williams, 32, of Compton is wanted in connection with the deaths of Nadia Campbell, 35, and Ajani Patridge, 40, the Los Angeles Police Department said Tuesday.

Police responded to the 6100 block of Carlos Avenue, west of Gower Street, around 11:15 p.m. Thursday for reports of a shooting. Officers found a man and a woman had been shot and died at the scene, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department.

A man in a mug shot
Marvin Francell Williams, 32, is wanted in connection with a shooting that killed two people last week in Hollywood.
(Los Angeles Police Department)

Campbell’s three children, ages 8, 6 and 1, were in a vehicle nearby at the time of the shooting. Williams was dating Campbell, and police are treating the incident as domestic violence, according to the LAPD.

Williams remains at large and should be considered armed and dangerous, police said. He is described as 5 feet 11, about 160 pounds and has multiple neck tattoos. He was last seen walking north on Vista Del Mar Avenue after the shooting, police said.

Anyone with information about the suspect or the shooting is asked to call LAPD West Bureau homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470.