A man was in custody Friday in the fatal shooting of a relative in the Palms area of Los Angeles, authorities said.

The shooting was reported about 8:35 p.m. Thursday in the 3600 block of Military Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Witnesses told officers that the suspect entered the victim’s home and shot him, LAPD Officer Annie Moran told City News Service. The man, in his 60s, was wounded multiple times and died at the scene, police said. Information on his identity was not immediately available.

Andrew Conaway, 35, of Los Angeles was booked on suspicion of murder, and he was being held on $2 million bail, the LAPD reported.

Moran said the victim and the suspect were related. The suspect was arrested as he was driving away from the scene, police said.

Anyone with information on the crime was urged to call detectives at 213-382-9470, or 877-LAPD-247. Tipsters may also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS, or use the website www.lacrimestoppers.org.

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