Investigators were searching Friday for whoever fatally shot a woman at a home in Compton on Christmas night, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. Thursday at 1450 W. 154th St. (map), leaving a young woman dead, Sheriff’s Department Lt. Angel Fisher said.
A preliminary investigation indicated the gunfire originated from an unknown location outside the home, the Sheriff’s Department stated in a news release Friday.
The victim was found dead with a gunshot wound to her upper torso.
The incident was not believed to be the result of a domestic dispute, Fisher said Thursday evening.
No information was available about the killer, and a Homicide Bureau investigation was ongoing.
Anyone with information was asked to call the Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Or, to provide information anonymously, call “Crime Stoppers” at 800-222-8477 or text the letter TIPLA plus your tip to 274637, or go to http://lacrimestoppers.org.
KTLA’s Scott Williams contributed to this report.