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Desiree Veronica Ramirez, 31

Desiree Veronica Ramirez (2015-08-11)

An 18-year-old Latino man was arrested and charged in the shooting of Desiree Veronica Ramirez, a 31-year-old Latina, in Mount Washington, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Alexis Madera was booked on suspicion of murder Aug. 11, the same day as the shooting. His bail was set at $1.2 million.

Madera was formally charged and is scheduled to be arraigned Sept. 8.

Police responded to a call about a shooting before 3 a.m. Aug. 11 in the 3200 block of Isabel Drive. Officers found Ramirez inside her car with a fatal gunshot wound.

Madera was one of four people initially detained after the killing.

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