Pacific Union broker identified as shooter in Thousand Oaks mall killing

Kevin Crane shot and killed his ex-wife after an argument, police say

Kevin Crane (Credit: Aaron Kirman Partners)
Kevin Crane (Credit: Aaron Kirman Partners)

UPDATED, 11:07 a.m., March 19: The man police say shot and killed his ex-wife at a Thousand Oaks mall on Saturday has been identified as Kevin Crane, a broker at Pacific Union.

Crane, 33, reportedly shot his ex-wife, 29-year-old Parisa Siddiqi, while she was working at a retail store in The Oaks mall on Saturday following an argument.

Crane then shot himself, but survived and was in critical condition as of Sunday, according to the Associated Press. The couple had two children, who were found unharmed, according to Ventura County Sheriff’s Office.

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Crane had been part of Aaron Kirman’s team at Pacific Union.

In December, Crane represented rapper Big Sean on his $8.7 million purchase of the former home of Guns ‘N Roses guitarist Slash. He was previously with Compass. [AP] – Dennis Lynch 

This is a developing story.

Correction: An earlier version of this story provided an incorrect description of the firm where Crane worked.