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Woman, 24, Gunned Down While Walking On South LA Street

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Police searched today for whoever gunned down a 24-year-old woman as she walked on a street in South Los Angeles.

Michelle Lorraine Anderson suffered a gunshot wound to the head while on a sidewalk on 87th Street near Denker Avenue around 10 p.m. Tuesday, said Sgt. Salvador Lizarraga of the Los Angeles Police Department’s 77th Street Station.

Anderson, of Los Angeles, died at a hospital, said coroner’s Chief Craig Harvey.

“People heard two shots fired,” Lizarraga said, “but not one saw a suspect or anything.”

It was not clear what prompted the shooting.

(©2011 CBS Local Media, a division of CBS Radio Inc. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. Wire services contributed to this report.)

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