Update January 9, 2021 On January 9, 2021, Irving Police Department located Herbert Nixon Flores who was wanted for the murder of his ex-girlfriend. As officers were attempting to take him into custody he suffered a self- inflicted gunshot wound. Update January 7, 2021 The suspect shot the victim in the presence of their young child. Video of the shooting is available on www.lapdonline.org.
Pacoima: On January 6, 2021 at 9:35 a.m., officers from the Los Angeles Police Department’s Mission Division responded to the 9000 block of Bartee Avenue for a call for service of a shooting that had occurred.
Once at the location, the officers located a 35-year-old Hispanic woman that had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. Paramedics from the Los Angeles Fire Department also responded to the scene and pronounced the victim deceased. Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives assumed investigative responsibility and their preliminary investigation revealed the victim’s former boyfriend had fired multiple shots at the victim with a semi-automatic handgun resulting in her death.
The suspect has been positively identified as Herbert Nixon Flores and he is described as a 46-year-old Hispanic male with black hair and brown eyes. Herbert Nixon Flores stands at 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 220 pounds.
Herbert Nixon Flores is considered armed and dangerous and, if seen, the public is urged to not confront of attempt to apprehend him but to contact law enforcement immediately.
Anyone with further information regarding this matter may contact Valley Bureau Homicide Detectives, Detective Sharon Kim at 818-374-9550. During non-business hours or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (1-877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org, and click on “Anonymous Web Tips” under the “Get Involved-Crime Stoppers” menu to submit an online tip. Lastly, tipsters may also download the “P3 Tips” mobile application and select the L.A. Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.