Police investigating woman’s fatal shooting in Silver Lake area [updated]

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The woman who was found shot this morning in the 500 block of North Virgil Avenue in East Hollywood, immediately west of Silver Lake, has died from her injuries.

Police responded to a call at about 6 a.m. this morning and found a victim in critical condition, said an officer at LAPD’s Rampart Division station.  The victim, described as a female in her 30s, died from her injuries, according to an LAPD spokeswoman Liliana Preciado.

Officials are investigating whether the shooting was a homicide or suicide, Preciado said.

This story has been updated with news of the victim’s death.

Lucy Guanuna is a freelance reporter who has covered a variety of issues, including business, education and social justice movements in her native Los Angeles. Her work has been published in the Daily Sundial, L.A. Activist, and the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.

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  1. I heard those shots..i hope she is ok..

  2. According to a posting on Patch, it looks like she died. Eastsider, please find out details if available.

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