A woman was found fatally shot Tuesday west of the Silver Lake area, police said.
Officers sent to an apartment complex in the 500 block of North Virgil Avenue shortly after 6 a.m. on a report of a shooting found the woman dead, Los Angeles police Officer Liliana Preciado said.
Authorities withheld the name of the victim, who was in her 30s, pending notification of kin.
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There have been no arrests, police said.
Detectives said the shooting appears to have started with an argument between the woman and a man.
"Right now we are investigating it as a possible domestic dispute between her and her friend," Lt. Joe Losorelli of the LAPD said.