An 75-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of murder after she admitted to fatally shooting her 84-year-old boyfriend during an argument in Simi Valley, police said.
Officers responded to a home in the 6200 block of Anastasia Avenue about 4:15 p.m. Sunday after reports of an unresponsive man, according to the Simi Valley Police Department.
The victim, identified as Salavatore Orefice, was found inside one of the bedrooms, partially and with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
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While at the scene, Mary Karacas, 75, arrived and told investigators that she had shot Orefice, with whom she had a long standing relationship, during an altercation.
Karacas was arrested and booked on suspicion of murder, police said.