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Woman killed in Lincoln Heights was a mother of two

Woman killed near Barranca Street and Ave 28 in Lincoln Heights

BY LUCY GUANUNA

LINCOLN HEIGHTS — The woman shot to death near Barranca Street and Avenue 28 on Friday night was a nurse and mother of two, a family member said.

Judy Lillian Solorio was around the corner from a friend’s house when she was shot, said the victim’s sister, Andrea Joseph, in an email.

Police responded to a report of gunshots heard around midnight. Solorio was found suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, said Detective Jorge Alfaro with LAPD Hollenbeck Division. She was 35-years-old.

Joseph said she is still trying to sort out why anybody would shoot her sister.

There is currently no description of the suspect. The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information related to the shooting is urged to call Detective Jorge Alfaro (323) 342-8956.

Memorial on Barranca Street near the murder scene of Judith Lillian Solorio

Memorial on Barranca Street

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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