A 21-year-old man was arrested Tuesday in connection with the slaying of a teen girl in the parking lot of a Marina Del Rey shopping center in an apparent botched robbery.
Cameron Frazier was arrested outside of his San Diego-area home in Vista, according to an LAPD statement.
Frazier is accused of shooting 17-year-old Kristine Carman outside of a Jerry’s Deli Jan. 6.
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Carman was in California visiting her sister for the first time from her home in Texas at the time of the shooting. Her family said she was considering a move to California.
"It was her first time visiting and she saw how beautiful it was," her father John Carman told NBC4 days after the shooting. "She had just come out of Texas for the first time. She's only 17 so she really had some high hopes."
Carman died after she was shot in the head while sitting in a car at the Villa Marina Marketplace parking lot.
Kristine was in an SUV with three other girls, including her sister, when an armed man approached their vehicle and an altercation ensued, according to LAPD.
Surveillance video from the shopping center showed a man fleeing the scene of the shooting.
Frazier will be held without bail, according to LAPD, and the case will be presented to the LA County District Attorney’s office for filing consideration.
Robert Kovacik contributed to this report.