September 2, 2014
WINTERS, Calif. (AP) - Police are searching for a 30-year-old man suspected in the fatal shooting of his former girlfriend in a quiet farm town in Northern California.
The Sacramento Bee reports that police in that 32-year-old Leslie Pinkston was shot multiple times Monday morning while sitting her vehicle.
Police have issued an arrest warrant for William Carl Gardner, Pinkston's former boyfriend, and were asking the public to help find him.
After the shooting, schools were locked down in the small town of about 7,000 people in Yolo County. Local bus service was also halted.
Witnesses told police they saw a pistol-wielding man fleeing the scene.
Police said they believe the shooter fled the area in a tan van.