Reality producer shot dead: Joe Mcmahon

Published: July 27, 2015

Reality producer shot dead: Joe Mcmahon, A 24-year-old man suspected of gunning down “Deadliest Catch” producer Joe McMahon was found dead in his car with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in West Los Angeles, authorities said.

Brandon Rafiepour was identified Saturday by the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department as the murder suspect in the killing of McMahon, 25, in east Pasadena. The two men knew each other, KNBC-TV reported.

McMahon was shot several times at about 2:20 a.m. Friday after he stepped out of the home he shared with his parents to check on a noise he heard, authorities said.

Joe McMahon, a reality TV producer who worked on the set of the popular Discovery series Deadliest Catch, was shot dead on Friday morning in front of his house in Pasadena, California, according to a report from Variety.

According to CBS Los Angeles, Joe McMahon was associate producer of the documentary series for nine episodes in 2013. Deadliest Catch follows one of the most dangerous jobs in the world, the crab fisherman in Alaska. The show portrays the real life events aboard fishing vessels in the Bering Sea during the Alaskan king crab, snow crab, and bairdi crab fishing seasons, Wikipedia wrote.


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