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Woman found shot dead in Hollywood [updated]

March 27, 2010 | 11:06 am

Click to learn more about nearby homicides on The Times' interactive Homicide Report Police detectives were investigating the death of a woman who was found dead from a gunshot wound to the back of the head inside her parked vehicle Friday night in Hollywood.

Patrol officers were sent around 8:30 p.m. to the 5800 block of Lexington Avenue in the Little Armenia area to investigate a possible death, said Officer April Harding of the Los Angeles Police Department. When officers arrived, they discovered the woman, who was in her 30s, Harding said.

No further details were available.

[Updated at 11:30 a.m.: Since January 2007, L.A. County coroner's officials have reported at least 20 homicides within one mile of the 5800 block of Lexington Avenue, according to data collected for The Times' interactive Homicide Report.]

-- Ruben Vives