Mujer asesinada en Castroville

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. 

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