Cherry Chilei Liu, a 50-year-old Asian woman, was fatally shot on Wednesday, Aug. 1, in the 800 block of Sunset Boulevard in Arcadia, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Liu had left her apartment about 8 a.m. and was walking downstairs to her car when her estranged husband began shooting at her from a hiding place, according to Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Derrick Alfred.
“It looks like he had been lying in wait for her in the laundry room below her apartment,” Alfred said. “As she walked by, it looks like he opened fire on her and then followed her out to the driveway where he fired several more rounds, striking her. And then he fired a single round into his own head.”
Liu was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:58 a.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of ...