Lupe Fernandez, L.A. Homicide No. 12: Woman Killed By Boyfriend at Arleta Tattoo Parlor

A man was arrested January 14 for the shooting death of his girlfriend at a tattoo parlor located in the 8900 block of Woodman Avenue in Arleta.

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According to police, Louie Mendoza, 33, shot his 29-year-old girlfriend Lupe Fernandez around 10 pm, then transported her dead body to his home in the 14800 block of Cobalt Street.

Mendoza, who was an employee at the tattoo parlor, was arrested  at

4:15 am Wednesday morning after a stand-off with police. Anyone with information about

the shooting should contact LAPD's Mission Division detectives at 818-838-9800.


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