Woman Dies After Being Shot Near Long Beach Courthouse; Man Sought

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A homicide investigation is underway in Long Beach after a woman was fatally shot near the courthouse on Thursday morning, police said. The victim was found with a gunshot wound to her upper torso in the 300 block of Magnolia Avenue just before 8 a.m., according to Shaunna Dandoy, the Long Beach Police Department’s public information officer. The critically wounded woman was transported to a local hospital, where she was pronounced dead, Dandoy said. She has not yet been identified. Crime scene tape cordoned off a residence about a block away from the Governor George Deukmejian Courthouse, a photo from the scene showed. Homicide detectives are working to identify the gunman and determine a motive in the case, but investigators do not believe the attack was random. Police have not released a detailed description of the shooter, describing him only as a man. A SWAT team surrounded a home in the area for several hours, but ultimately left without making an arrest. No additional information has been released. KTLA’s Jennifer Thang contributed to this story. 

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