LAPD officers from the North Hollywood Division arrived on scene and learned the suspect, Shane Winfield Rayment, got into an argument with his ex-girlfriend, Jenny Marie Downes. Police said Fletes tried to intervene, and then Rayment allegedly fatally shot him.
LAPD said in their statement Rayment allegedly "forced his ex-girlfriend into a vehicle and fled the scene with her" in a green four-door pickup truck that is possibly a Dodge RAM.
According to the police department, detectives are searching for five suspects as well as 31-year-old Downes. They describe the 37-year-old Rayment as a white male with blonde hair and blue eyes. He is 6-foot-1 and weighs approximately 235 pounds.
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