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The police are searching for a man named ‘Herbert Nixon Flores‘ they suspect shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, Karen Ruiz, in gruesome murder in front of their 3-year-old daughter, captured on surveillance camera.
In a press release, the Los Angeles Police Department said that on January 6, 2021, at 9:35 a.m., LAPD officers responded to a residence on Bartee Road. Reports of shooting followed.
The man named Herbert Nixon Flores is 46 years old, Karen Rui was 35 years old, her daughter is 3 years old.
Fatally Shot By Boyfriend Full Details
A Hispanic woman, Ruiz, who had “sustained multiple gunshot wounds,” was found by responding police. Paramedics at the scene reported her dead. According to the press release, police found that the victim had been shot several times with a semi-automatic pistol by her former boyfriend and father of the young girl, 46-year-old Herbert Nixon Flores, and fled the scene.
With black hair and brown eyes, Flores is identified as “a 46-year-old Hispanic male.” The suspect is 6 foot 1 inch and, police said, weighs about 220 pounds. The statement continued, “Herbert Nixon Flores is considered armed and dangerous and the public is urged, if seen, not to confront or attempt to apprehend him but to immediately contact law enforcement.”
The press release by the LAPD was updated to say that Flores shot Ruiz “in the presence of their young child.” A surveillance video of the shooting, available here, was also shared.
As she raced away from Flores, who pulled up behind her car, the video showed Ruiz getting out of the vehicle and yelling. Flores then fired multiple bullets, hitting his former girlfriend fatally. He ran back to a gray sedan, his vehicle, and left the scene.
The police said Flores was an ex-boyfriend of Ruiz and the two of them had a three-year-old girl together. Authorities said that when Flores pursued her and assaulted her, Ruiz was driving their daughter to a babysitter’s home, ABC7 said.
The 3-year-old girl witnessed the murder, the police said, and in the footage of the incident, she can be heard weeping. Authorities told KTLA5 that the three-year-old is safe and in the care of members of the family.
Contact If Any One Know Anything
The LAPD recommends anyone with details on the case to contact Homicide Detectives from the Valley Bureau, Detective Sharon Kim at 818-374-9550 or L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS to remain confidential (800-222-8477).