LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Authorities are looking for a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a man at a North Hollywood apartment Sunday afternoon and then also kidnapped his own ex-girlfriend, authorities said.

Shane Rayment. (LAPD)

The shooting occurred just before 2:30 p.m. in the 11300 block of Hatteras Street.

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According to Los Angeles police, the suspect, identified as 37-year-old Shane Winfield Rayment, was in an argument with his ex-girlfriend when the victim, 42-year-old Roberto Fletes, tried to intervene.

Rayment shot Fletes and then forced his ex-girlfriend, 31-year-old Jenny Marie Downes, into a green four-door truck and sped away from the scene, police said.

There were four other suspects with Rayment at the time, a man and three women.

A pickup truck wanted in connection with the fatal shooting and kidnapping. (LAPD)

Fletes was taken to a hospital, where he died of his injuries.

As of Monday evening, police were still looking for Rayment. His family is asking the public to help with the investigation.

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“You don’t have to give your name,” Claudia Gonzales, the sister of Roberto Fletes. “Drop a phone call to LAPD and just let them know if you know the whereabouts of this person. He would’ve done the same for you if he could.  My heart is full because he was loved, you know, he was loved.”

Jenny Marie Downes. (LAPD)

Rayment and Downes had been in a long-term relationship and had a child together, police said. The child was not hurt. The apartment where the shooting occurs belongs to a family friend of Downes.

Fletes was a family friend of Downes, but was not a boyfriend, police disclosed.

Rayment has an extensive criminal history with arrests for felony and misdemeanor charges. He is described as white, 6-foot-1, 235 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Rayment should call LAPD detectives at 818-374-1923 or 1-877-LAPD-24-7.

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June 6, 2021. (CBSLA)


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