Herbert Nixon Flores (aka ‘Shyboy’), an alleged MS-13 gang member, is wanted by the FBI after he allegedly shot and killed his ex-girlfriend, Karen Ruiz.
Karen Ruiz Murder
Karen Ruiz Shot and Killed In Pacoima, CA, Herbert Nixon Flores Wanted. “Officers responded to a home in the 9000 block of Bartee Avenue Thursday morning at 9:35 a.m. When they arrived, they found the woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, the Los Angeles Police Department said. The woman, identified by LAPD as Karen Ruiz, was pronounced dead at the scene by Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics. Police identified the victim’s former boyfriend and father of their 3-year-old child, Herbert Nixon Flores, as the shooter.” [NBC]
Three-Year-Old Child Witnessed Her Mother Being Killed. “A child can be heard screaming and crying while a man from inside the home can be heard saying ‘He killed her.’ Ruiz’s daughter is currently in the care of family and is safe, according to police. It is believed that the three-year-old child was in the SUV at the time of the shooting.” [Daily Mail]
Flores Seen On Video Shooting Ruiz
Video Shows Shooting Of Karen Ruiz. “The security footage shows 35-year-old Karen Ruiz running from her attacker in Arleta on Wednesday. A few seconds later, the man chasing her fired multiple shots, killing Ruiz in front of her 3-year-old daughter.” [ABC]
LAPD Released Video Footage Of Karen Ruiz Shooting. “46 yr old Herbert Nixon Flores is wanted for the heinous murder of his ex-girlfriend on the morning of January 6 on Bartee Ave in Pacoima. Flores is considered armed & dangerous. Any info call LAPD Valley Bureau Homicide 818-374-9550” [LAPD]
46 yr old Herbert Nixon Flores is wanted for the heinous murder of his ex-girlfriend on the morning of January 6 on Bartee Ave in Pacoima.
Flores is considered armed & dangerous.
— LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) January 8, 2021
FBI Said Flores Is Wanted By Fugitive Task Force. “The Fugitive Task Force continues tonight to seek Herbert Nixon Flores. Known by the moniker “Shyboy,” he has ties to #Arleta, #Adelanto, #Victorville & other cities. He is suspected by @LAPDHQ for the murder of his ex-girlfriend on 1/6/21.” [FBI]
FBI Added Flores To “Most Wanted” List. “The FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office is assisting the Los Angeles Police Department in California with their search for Herbert Nixon Flores, a known MS-13 gang member. On January 6, 2021, at approximately 9:30 a.m., Los Angeles Police Department officers responded to a shooting in the 9000 block of Bartee Avenue, where they found the victim had been shot multiple times. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. On January 8, 2021, Flores was charged with murder, shooting at an inhabited dwelling or occupied car, and child endangerment by the Superior Court of California, County of Los Angeles, and a state warrant was issued for his arrest.” [FBI]