A woman was shot and killed in Castroville Thursday night.
Deputies with the Monterey County Sheriff's Office responded to a homicide in the 10300 block of Merritt Street around 7:09 p.m. and found a woman in her 30's shot, and they say she died at the scene.
According to the Sheriff's Office, a fight between acquaintances escalated and it ended up with the victim being shot.
Investigators said the shooting was not a random act as the suspect and victim knew each other.
The suspect is still at large. The Monterey County Sheriff's Office doesn't believe the suspect is a threat to the general public.