Woman shot and killed in San Fernando, other woman arrested

Sheriff's detectives were assisting San Fernando police in the investigation of a shooting death of a woman in San Fernando.

The killing of the unidentified woman in the 1300 block of Kewen Street was reported at 3:18 a.m. Friday, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Daniel Vizcarra.

The woman was shot inside a residence, Vizcarra said. She died at the scene.

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Homicide detectives later detained 34-year-old Evelyn Torres of Palmdale as a person of interest in the killing, Vizcarra said. Torres was later officially arrested as a suspect in the murder.

A motive for the shooting was not released by the LASD. Nor was the nature of Torres' relationship with the victim.

Anyone with information on the killing was asked to call the LASD's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477.