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Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Venice: West Bureau Homicide detectives from the Los Angeles Police Department are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead in Venice.

On Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at about 5:24 p.m., Los Angeles Police Department officers assigned to a beach detail responded to a call of a shooting with a woman down at Ocean Front Walk, South of Windward Street. The officers arrived and were directed to a female adult victim. She was unconscious and not breathing. The officers provided medical aid and requested the Los Angeles Fire Department. The victim was transported to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.

A dispute had occurred between the victim, her boyfriend and three unidentified male Blacks, possibly wearing hoodies. The suspects fled the location on foot. This homicide is possibly gang related. The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification to next of kin.

Anyone with information on this shooting should contact West Bureau Homicide investigators at (213) 382-9470. During non-business hours, or on weekends, calls should be directed to 1-877-LAPD-24-7 (877-527-3247). Anyone wishing to remain anonymous should call the LA Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477) or go directly to www.lacrimestoppers.org. Tipsters may also visit www.lapdonline.org and click on "Anonymous Web Tips" under the "Get Involved-Crime Stoppers" menu. Tipsters may also download the "P3 Tips" mobile application and select the LA Regional Crime Stoppers as their local program.

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