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Nayeli Guerrero-Cruz, 26

Nayeli Guerrero-Cruz, a 26-year-old Latina, was fatally shot Friday, May 20 in the 100 block of East 47th Street in South Park, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 8:15 p.m., Guerrero-Cruz got into an argument with her boyfriend, said Los Angeles Police Det. Rich Arciniega.

The man pulled out a handgun and shot Guerrero-Cruz, then called police, Arciniega said.

When police arrived, Ulises Espinoza, a 43-year-old Latino, was inside the home. Espinoza was arrested on suspicion of murder, police said.

Guerrero-Cruz was pronounced dead in her bedroom at 8:26 p.m., according to coroner's records.

Espinoza was charged with one count of murder with an allegation that he fired a gun, according to the Los Angeles County district attorney’s office.

Detectives are trying to determine what the argument was about. There were no previous arrests or reports of domestic violence, Arciniega said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Newton Division homicide detectives at (323) 846-6556. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

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