Music producer shot, killed in Santa Monica; homeless woman in custody

A man is dead following a shooting in Santa Monica on Thursday. 

Officials with the Santa Monica Police Department said they received a call of shots fired in the 2600 block of 29th Street just before 10:30 a.m.

Arriving officers discovered the victim in his car and transported him to the hospital. Santa Monica PD announced a little after 3 p.m. that the man, later identified as 46-year-old Edward Williams III, died at the hospital

A day after the shooting, Santa Monica PD announced the alleged shooter was a 27-year-old homeless woman. Kayla Mackey was taken into custody in connection to William's death, police said Friday.

Witnesses say he was wearing his headphones, sitting in the car at the time of the shooting. 

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A motive for the shooting remains unknown. 

Those who knew the victim say he has two young boys and worked in the music industry. He had a small recording studio in Hollywood, studios, and worked with artists like Travis Scott and Lil Cobaine.