Woman, 19, killed in shooting


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SAN DIEGO – A 19-year-old woman died Friday after she was found wounded in a busy University City-area commercial district.

The victim was found suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest in the area of La Jolla Village and Towne Center drives shortly before 6 p.m., according to San Diego police.

Paramedics took the victim to Scripps Memorial Hospital La Jolla, where she was pronounced dead. Her name was not immediately available.

Detectives are still working to determine what happened, including wading through some conflicting information, San Diego police Lt. Andra Brown said. What is known is that the victim was a passenger in a vehicle with two other people when she was shot.

As of 9:30 p.m., police had not identified any suspects in the shooting.

Both the driver of the vehicle and another passenger were cooperating with police, Brown said.

City News Service contributed to this report.

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