Adrian Loya had a plan: On his 31st birthday, he would murder Lisa Trubnikova. So he wrote an essay about why his fellow Coast Guard member deserved to die, and he traveled to Bourne from his home in Chesapeake, Va. He stalked Trubnikova and her wife, videotaping them with a camera affixed to a tree outside their Roundhouse Road house.
Trubnikova’s relatives said Loya had become romantically “fixated” on her, even though she had shown no interest in him.
A search warrant affidavit refers to “an essay written by Loya describing his reasons for killing Lisa Trubnikova,” and another document reports that a 250-page essay was discovered during a search, but the documents do not describe the contents of the essay.
Around 2 a.m., Loya, who was armed with a shotgun, a rifle, and a handgun, parked his car sideways across Roundhouse Road and lit it on fire with flares and charcoal so that other vehicles could not get by, according to the documents. He placed hoax bomb devices around his car and the Trubnikova home to slow police.
With a camera strapped to his chest, he walked to the Trubnikovas’ home, shot through the locked door with the shotgun, and stormed into the bedroom, where he found the two women in bed, according to the documents. He ordered them to get up, according to the police report, and started shooting at Lisa Trubnikova, hitting her several times in the legs and torso and killing her. Anna Trubnikova was also seriously injured but managed to call 911 to report the shooting.
Loya then left the Trubnikova home and began firing on police as they arrived on scene, hitting Bourne police Officer Jared MacDonald in the back under his bulletproof vest.
Neighbors described a chaotic chase scene, with Loya zig-zagging through the neighborhood, before sitting down on a neighbor’s deck and surrendering silently around 2:48 a.m., about a half-hour after the first 911 calls came in.