UPDATE: ABC7 has reported the woman’s death may be connected to a man’s suicide about a mile away in a parked vehicle in Los Angeles, but sheriff’s officials said although they are investigating the man’s death, they have not been able to confirm the two shooting deaths are connected. Fox11 News has reported that the man was the woman’s boyfriend.
Homicide detectives from the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department tonight are investigating the shooting death of a woman on Rosewood Avenue in West Hollywood.
A Sheriff’s Department representative said a call came in at around 8:43 p.m. alerting them to the incident. The woman was being treated by firefighters when detectives arrived and was pronounced dead at the scene, which was in the 8700 block of Rosewood between Robertson Boulevard and Sherbourne Drive.
At the time of this publication no additional information is available as detectives remain on the scene conducting an investigation. One source told WEHOville that the woman was shot while walking her dog.
Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the Sheriff’s Department’s Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. If you prefer to provide information anonymously, call “Crime Stoppers” by dialing (800) 222-8477 or by using the website http://lacrimestoppers.org