Detectives were investigating a fatal shooting of a 20-year-old woman in East Los Angeles Monday.
Deputies responded to a single family residence on the 700 block of South Hillview Avenue around 11:30 a.m. regarding a call for a person down, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release.
They arrived to find a 20-year-old woman inside the home appearing to have sustained gunshot wounds, the department said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
A male resident from the home was detained at the East Los Angeles Sheriff’s Station pending further investigation.
A handgun was recovered from the scene.
The investigation is ongoing.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the department’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, you may call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing 800-222-8477 or by visiting http://lacrimestoppers.org.