Four people were detained Tuesday in the shooting death of a woman found in a car northeast of downtown Los Angeles.
The deceased woman, identified only as a woman in her 30s, was found at about 2:30 a.m. in the vehicle in the 3200 block of Isobel Drive. Police received a 911 call from a residence in the neighborhood to report the shooting.
Police said the woman's death was related to a drug deal and that the victim may have been targeted. Police did not release an official motive or identify the victim.
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The four detained individuals, believed to be friends of the victim, were being questioned by investigators after a neighborhood lockdown that was ordered after they refused to come out of the house, police said. Residents were advised to stay in their homes until about 5 a.m.
Details regarding the shooting death were not immediately available.