Authorities Wednesday identified a woman who was fatally shot in the southwest Los Angeles area.
The crime occurred about 4 p.m. Saturday at 73rd Street and Vermont Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
Marlana Murkison, 29, of Los Angeles died at a hospital, said Assistant Chief Ed Winter of the Los Angeles County coroner’s office.
According to the preliminary investigation, Murkison was in a vehicle with a man who shot her and fled, the LAPD reported. No description was released of the suspect, and no arrest has been reported.
Anyone with information on the case was urged to call (877) LAPD-247.
In other news, a man was found shot to death at a park in Sylmar.