Woman dies after being shot at Phoenix apartment; boyfriend arrested

A woman has died after police say she was shot by her boyfriend inside an apartment in Phoenix.

According to Phoenix Police, officers responded to an apartment near 26th and Myrtle Avenues at around 7 p.m. on Aug. 22, and heard gunshots being fired from inside.

Racal Monique Ramos, 36, was found with gunshot wounds. She was taken to a hospital where she later died.

After the shooting, witnesses told police that the suspect, identified as Ramos' boyfriend, 36-year-old Jermaine Lamar Houston, ran from the apartment.

Houston was later found hiding in the backyard of a nearby residence and taken into custody.

Houston was booked into jail and is accused of first-degree murder

No further details were released by police.

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