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Video: Reward offered in Christmas shooting

The office of City Councilman Bernard Parks is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the fatal Christmas Day shooting of a young mother in front of her 3-year-old daughter in South Los Angeles, authorities said.

Kashmier James, 25, was shot about 10:20 p.m. Saturday after celebrating the holiday with family. She had stopped to visit a friend in the 1700 block of 85th Street near Western Avenue.

As James stood in the street outside her friend's home, two men in a blue Chevrolet Tahoe pulled up and stopped, police said. One of the men got out and fired nine shots at James, striking her at least once in the head.

Her daughter witnessed the shooting from the back seat of James' car and was unharmed.


Reward to be offered for information in fatal shooting of Kashmier James

Authorities identify woman gunned down on Christmas night in South Los Angeles

-- Shan Li

Video credit: KTLA

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Let's stop kidding each other, the police put up a reward cause the publicity. Lots of women die, and no reward is offered. All this cause the child was in the car. The people who live there are cowards, trying to act like they weren't all out in the front yard, leaving that information out. They gang bang, the woman could of been a driver or directly related to someone or something. I doubt she was mistaken, she wasn't at a friends house, she was at a GANG spot. Wake up... this is the fault of those dumb gangbangers. I talked to people, they are at war with Hoover, ok Mr. Detectives.

The ignorance displayed by Montana Gold is a symptom of the problem in gang infested neighborhoods. I doubt this poor woman had a gang affiliation. Otherwise why graduate from nursing school?

I hope the police track down these animals and lock them up for eternity!



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