Police identify California man arrested in connection to road-rage killing of mother of four

Oakland Police Department

 (Oakland Police Department)

Police has identified the man arrested in connection with the road-rage shooting that killed mother of four, Perla Avina.

Oakland police said in a press conference Thursday that they had arrested 20-year-old Carl Stephen Dubose, of Oakland. No formal charges have been and the investigation is ongoing.

Dubose was arrested after barricading himself inside a home in Elk Grove, Calif., leading to a standoff with police Wednesday afternoon.

According to media accounts, a perimeter was set up around the house before police arrested the suspect and another man. Police said a woman and a child were inside the home with the suspect during the standoff.

Avina, 30, was shot Sunday afternoon as she and her husband, Luis Lopez Gallegos, were on their way home from the Supermercado Mi Tierra on International Boulevard. An enraged driver opened fire on their black 1998 Toyota Camry.

According to police, a bullet tore through the front windshield of the car and struck Avina in the head while she sat in the passenger seat.

Family members and first responders desperately tried CPR on Avina, but it was too late. She was declared dead at the scene.

Avina had four children, three girls ages 1, 5 and 10, and a 14-year-old boy.

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