MIAMI (CBS4) – A Little Havana man was taken into custody after he reportedly shot and killed his elderly woman outside an apartment building.
Witnesses said they saw the man drag the woman into an alley behind the building, located in the 500 block of SW 14th Avenue. One ran for help when a shot rang out.
Arriving officers heard the gunshot, saw a gun wielding man and a wounded woman simultaneously fall to the ground. The armed man dropped the gun when officers commanded him to do so and was taken into custody. The woman, identified as 81-year old Barbara Clara Ramos, was rushed to the Ryder Trauma Center at Jackson Memorial Hospital where she died.
Police have identified the suspected shooter as Ramos’ husband, 80-year old Abel Palomino.
They have not said what charges he will face.