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Dina Rebecca Enriquez, 24

Dina Rebecca Enriquez, a 24-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Friday, March 10, in the 3100 block of Kenwood Avenue in Adams-Normandie, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Enriquez got into an argument with her longtime partner, who pulled out a gun and shot her in an apartment bedroom shortly before 3:30 p.m., according to Los Angeles Police Det. Dave Garrido.

The couple’s children, 2 and 6 years old, were in the apartment when their mother was shot, Garrido said.

Enriquez was pronounced dead at the scene at 3:38 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

Police at the scene arrested Steven Alexis Vargas, a 26-year-old Latino, on suspicion of murder.

Vargas was charged March 14 with one count of murder, two counts of child abuse, one count of assault with a semiautomatic firearm and one count of discharge of a firearm with gross negligence, according to the Los Angeles County District attorney’s office.

An arraignment has been continued to April 12, according to the district attorney’s office.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5110. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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