CARSON (CNS) – Authorities today identified a Carson woman who was fatally shot, and continued their search for her husband, who was named by sheriff’s detectives as a person of interest in the investigation.

The shooting occurred about 3:40 p.m. Friday in the 900 block of East Joel Street. Fely Ramirez, 67, died at the scene, according to the coroner’s office.

Benjamin Ramirez, 68, was spotted at the location near the time the crime occurred and was seen driving away in a 2010 silver Honda Accord four-door sedan, California license plate 6NIE524, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

“The motive for the crime is unknown and the investigation is still ongoing,” Deputy Dangelo Robinson said.

Anyone with information about the case was urged to call the Sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.


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