Southern California -- this just in

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

Woman killed in freeway shooting [Updated]

November 27, 2010 | 11:49 am

The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a car-to-car shooting on a freeway in Compton that left a woman dead Friday night.

According to Deputy Guillermina Saldana, the shooting occurred about 8:15 p.m. on the Artesia Freeway at Wilmington Avenue. The identity of the woman killed has not been released. Authorities said she was able to drive her car to a gas station but died before she could be taken to a hospital.

Investigators said they had no motive or suspect information at this time.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call detectives at (323) 890-5500, or call anonymously at (800) 222-TIPS. 

-- Hector Becerra

[For the record, 2:05 p.m.: An earlier version of this post incorrectly said the slaying occurred Saturday night.]