Daisy Flores, a 26-year-old Latina, died Friday, Sept. 4 from complications related to a shooting eight years ago at Malabar Street and Evergreen Avenue in Boyle Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials.
Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner's office, said Flores was shot in the spine in a gang-related shooting. The gunfire left her a quadriplegic, he said.
Winter said Flores died of pneumonia. She was in a hospital at the time of her death.
No information about the circumstances surrounding her shooting eight years ago was immediately available.
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Map: The location where Daisy Flores was shot eight years ago. Click for Boyle Heights' Mapping L.A. page, which compiles demographic information about the neighborhood.