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Woman in wheelchair stabs and kills 15-year-old girl

April 15, 2009 |  8:37 pm

A 15-year-old girl died of stab wounds inflicted Wednesday by a woman in a wheelchair after the two got into a street fight over a man, according to Los Angeles police.

The older woman, said to be about 30, was in police custody but neither her identity nor potential charges she could face were being released, said Officer Karen Rayner.

“It was apparently two females fighting over a guy. From the comments of callers, it sounds like it was a donnybrook – a lot of people fighting,” Rayner said of the multiple reports phoned in to police about the incident on Buckingham Road, near Santa Rosalia Drive, in Southwest Los Angeles about 4:30 p.m.

The victim was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, Rayner said.

-- Carol J. Williams