Homicide Investigators Search for Shooter Who Killed Woman in Compton Home

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A woman was shot and killed on Christmas Day in 2014, in Compton. (Credit: Loudlabs)

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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. 

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