A man has been charged in connection to the death of a father and scientist who was fatally shot in the head as he was camping with his two daughters at Malibu State Park in June 2018, RadarOnline.com can report.
The Los Angeles County District Attorney Office charged Anthony Rauda, 42, with one count of murder, 10 counts of attempted murder and five counts of second-degree burglary.
Rauda is accused of opening fire on unsuspecting campers and motorists for the past two years, prosecutors said.
One of the alleged victims included 35-year old Tristan Beaudette, of Irvine, Calif., who was shot and killed on June 22, 2018 while he was as in a tent with his two daughters in Malibu Creek State Park. The 2-year old and 4-year old children were not injured.
Law enforcement authorities arrested Rauda, a parolee, in October.
According to prosecutors, Rauda also allegedly shot and wounded a man in November 2016 as the man was sleeping in a hammock at the Malibu State Park area. Rauda is also accused of shooting into vehicles on three different occasions in 2017. No was was injured during those incidents.
Rauda, who is scheduled to appear for an arraignment on Monday, Jan. 7, 2019 at a Los Angeles court, also has been charged with several burglaries that occurred in the Calabasas area last year, prosecutors said.
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