Woman Shot and Killed on Koreatown Street

No arrests were reported late Saturday.

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A woman died Saturday morning in a shooting in Koreatown..

Police responded at 1:10 a.m. to a shooting near the intersection of Council Street and Mariposa Avenue, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

Witnesses told police the woman was walking to her vehicle with her dog when the attacker approached and shot her, said Officer Rosario Cervantes of the LAPD's Media Relations Section.

The attacker left the scene, southbound on Mariposa Avenue, Cervantes said.

The dog survived the attack, she said.

A detailed description of the attacker was not immediately available.

Police asked anyone with information to call West Bureau Homicide Detectives at 213-382-9470. During non-business hours or on weekends call 1-877-LAPD-24-7 or call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (8477).

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