By CBSLA Staff

VENICE (CBSLA) — A woman was killed Tuesday evening in a shooting near the Venice Beach Boardwalk.

Officers with the Los Angeles Police Department investigate a fatal shooting at the Venice Beach Boardwalk. (CBSLA)

The shooting occurred at about 5:25 p.m. in the area of Ocean Front Walk and 17th Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

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The victim, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital in critical condition. She later died from her injuries.

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Police said the shooting was believed to be gang-related with five male suspects last seen fleeing northbound on Ocean Front Walk.

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