L.A. NOW

Southern California -- this just in

« Previous Post | L.A. NOW Home | Next Post »

Homicide detectives probe fatal shooting of Harbor Gateway woman

Harbor Gateway

Los Angeles Police Department homicide investigators were seeking information today on the fatal shooting of a 47-year-old woman in front of her Harbor Gateway-area home the night before, authorities said.

Rosa Maria Rees was walking to her car in the 13500 block of Ainsworth Street near W. 135th Street  about 9:05 p.m. Friday “when an unknown suspect or suspects approached on foot and shot her,” police spokesman Gregory Baek said.

“The victim was pronounced dead at the scene,” Baek said. “The motive remains unknown and the suspects are still outstanding.”

In an interview, Rees’ husband, Allan Rees, 50, said the couple had worked together at his company, Allan Rees & Associates, which provides health services to disabled clients. Rosa Rees, he said, “worked with my nine Spanish-speaking clients.”

“Police told me there were no witnesses and that they have no leads at this time,” he added. “All we know is that a few people heard gunshots.”

-- Louis Sahagun

Related:

The Homicide Report: Chronicling L.A. County homicide victims.

 
Comments () | Archives (1)

Thats why there is prison overcrowding people killing poeple for unknown reasons, how do these people get guns in the first place(sad)


Connect

Recommended on Facebook


Advertisement

In Case You Missed It...

Video

About L.A. Now
L.A. Now is the Los Angeles Times’ breaking news section for Southern California. It is produced by more than 80 reporters and editors in The Times’ Metro section, reporting from the paper’s downtown Los Angeles headquarters as well as bureaus in Costa Mesa, Long Beach, San Diego, San Francisco, Sacramento, Riverside, Ventura and West Los Angeles.
Have a story tip for L.A. Now?
Please send to newstips@latimes.com
Can I call someone with news?
Yes. The city desk number is (213) 237-7847.

Categories




Get Alerts on Your Mobile Phone

Sign me up for the following lists: