Man abducts 1-year-old child after killing ex-wife and girlfriend

WEST RICHLAND, WA- A manhunt is underway in Washington state for Elias Huizar after he was accused of killing his ex-wife and girlfriend, and kidnapping a 1-year-old child, says local authorities.

The fatal incident involving one woman took place outside of Wiley Elementary School on Monday afternoon, according to West Richland police. In a subsequent search at Huizar’s home, another homicide victim, who was a known associate of Huizar’s, was discovered.

The victims were identified as Huizar’s ex-wife and girlfriend by the Washington State Patrol, but the identities of the women have not been disclosed to the public.

An Amber Alert has also been announced, due to authorities alleging that Huizar abducted a 1-year-old boy, Roman Huizar, and fled, potentially to Mexico, State Patrol noted. The connection between Elias Huizar and Roman Huizar has not been detailed by officials.

Huizar is believed to be driving a silver 2009 Toyota Corolla with Washington plates CBZ4745. He was reportedly spotted in Portland, Oregon, driving a black sedan, according to police information on Tuesday morning. The police have urged anyone who sees the suspect or vehicle to contact 911 immediately.

In addition to being labeled as “armed” and “dangerous,” the police warned that Huizar is “likely to commit more crimes.”