We are living in a place where people now get publicly executed while they are walking down the street.
HOLLYWOOD, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — A woman walking with her boyfriend in Hollywood was shot and killed, and police are looking for the gunman.
The shooting was reported shortly after 10 p.m. Sunday. Police said the victim, identified as Carrie Jean Melvin, 30, of Hollywood was found on Sunset Boulevard and McCadden Place near Hollywood High School.
According to investigators, the suspect approached the woman from behind and shot her. The woman’s boyfriend, who was with her at the time, was not shot. Police said Melvin lived nearby and the two were walking to get something to eat.
Melvin was pronounced dead at the scene. Her boyfriend was not injured. His identity has not been released.
Police described the suspect as a black male wearing dark clothing and a hoodie. Authorities said they are planning on looking at surveillance footage from nearby businesses to assist in their investigation.
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