Woman Murdered and Dog Shot During Attempted Carjacking in Koreatown
January 9, 2021
KOREATOWN, Los Angeles—A woman was fatally shot and her dog was wounded after a possible attempted carjacking early Saturday morning in Koreatown, according to ABC 7 News.
Police officers responded shortly after 1 am to a report of a shooting near the intersection of Council Street and Mariposa Avenue, stated Lt. John Radtake of the Los Angeles Police Department.
When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a woman being treated by good Samaritans, however, she ultimately succumbed to her injuries at the scene. Her dog was taken to a veterinary hospital and is expected to survive.
Witnesses told investigators that the woman had been visiting someone around the area and was approached by a gunman as she was walking back to her car, according to ABC 7 News.
The shooter is described only as a man in his 20s wearing all black clothing. He remains at large.