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-- Megan Garvey and Anthony Pesce
October 20, 2009 | 10:52
Genny Herrera, a 39-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Friday, Oct. 16, in the 4500 block of Lasheart Drive in La Canada Flintridge, authorities said.
Authorities said Herrera was the victim of a murder-suicide.
Los Angeles County sheriff's detectives said the shooter was a 47-year old man who was a close friend of Herrera's. The man, whose name was not immediately released, allegedly shot Herrera and then himself.
Detectives declined to release more information about the relationship between the pair.
-- Anthony Pesce
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Map: The location where Genny Herrera was shot. Credit: Google Maps