- Hispanic suspect in the murder of a woman at Kohl’s in California
- According to the official report, the suspect is Enrique Acosta, a 41-year-old Hispanic man
- The woman was shopping and this happened before she was murdered
A Hispanic is the suspect in the murder of a woman who was doing her Christmas shopping at a Kohl’s branch in Whittier, California according to a local police report.
The city police de Whittier reported a strong police mobilization during Tuesday afternoon at a Kohl’s located in the aforementioned city.
At first, he announced that there was a bullet victim and asked the inhabitants to stay away from the area while the investigation continued.
Subsequently, the local authorities wrote in Instagram: “We can confirm that there is a female victim and we believe the suspect fled the scene. Stay away from the area as it will be closed. Additional information will be published as it develops ”.
In accordance with CBS Los Angeles, At 5:30 in the afternoon the woman and her alleged ex-husband began arguing at the checkouts of the well-known retailer, Kohl’s.
Later, according to the medium reviewed, the suspect pulled out a weapon and shot the woman who died at the scene. The suspect apparently fled the scene by walking as panic gripped Kohl’s employees and customers in California.
“It was chaos, from what I understand,” said Hugo Figueroa, spokesman for the Whittier Police Department, reports CBS Los Angeles.
“Many people were in panic mode after hearing the shot and seeing the victim on the ground,” he added.
On Wednesday, authorities reported: “After last night’s shooting, a team of detectives responded … we were able to identify the suspect and he was detained in the Barstow area without incident.”
Arrest of the suspect in the attack at Kohl’s
Following his arrest, he was transferred to the Whittier Police Department jail for reservation and processing, according to the local police department report.
In addition, it noted that: “The suspect was identified as Enrique Acosta, a 41-year-old Hispanic man who resides in the Whittier County area.”
Acosta is being held on $ 1 million bail and “booked for murder.”
The victim, as of the writing of this note, has not been identified.
However, according to CBS it is believed to be a crime of passion.
A father of a worker told the aforementioned local news network that his daughter called him crying after the events.
“She only heard gunshots, that’s all. She only heard the shot of the gun, “said the man.
The retailer was kept closed during subsequent investigations.
According to the reported report, there were no other injuries in the events that occurred at Kohl’s in Whittier in California.
In addition, CBS claims that a minor witnessed the murder of the woman at the retailer.
But he noted that it is not clear if the minor is related to the crime that occurred Tuesday afternoon.
It is also not known whether local authorities obtained any photos from Kohl’s video surveillance system to identify the suspect or to aid the ongoing investigation.
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Jason Vázquez is investigated in relation to a crime by a police officer
Enrique Acosta is not the only Hispanic involved in the crime this week.
Jason Frank Vázquez, another Hispanic, was wanted in relation to murder of a policeman in Houston, Texas, he was pulled over for drunk driving.
Vázquez, 24, was detained by a police car Houston Police Department (HPD) who stopped him at a routine traffic stop and later discovered that the boy was wanted by authorities.
The man is charged only with the charge of Driving Under the Influence (DWI) and is, as of this writing, still at HPD headquarters under investigation.
Vázquez was required by the authorities in relation to a shooting in which Sgt Sean Ríos of the HPD died on Monday, November 9, 2020 in north Houston.
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