Young Pico Rivera woman shot to death in Whittier

WHITTIER – Authorities haven’t released the name of the 20-year-old Pico Rivera woman who was fatally shot over the weekend in Whittier.
Lt. Fred Corral of the Los Angeles County Department of the Coroner said they still haven’t notified the woman’s next of kin.
He said there’s no autopsy scheduled yet since the body was still at the Los Angeles County USC Medical Center.
Whittier police said officers received reports of gunshots being fired in the 8800 block of Villa Drive about 1:20 a.m. on Sunday.
They found a woman who had been shot lying on the ground. She was taken to the hospital where she died several hours later.
No further details about the shooting were released.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Whittier Police Department at 562-567-9200.
- Ruby Gonzales

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