Whitney Jade Washuta, a 25-year-old white woman, was shot and killed on Tuesday, April 18, in the 8700 block of Rosewood Avenue in West Hollywood, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Washuta was walking near her home around 8:40 p.m. when she was shot by a man who then fled, said Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Lt. Rodney Moore.
Washuta collapsed on the sidewalk, where she was pronounced dead at 8:55 p.m., according to coroner’s records. The cause of death was multiple gunshot wounds.
Family and friends told KTLA-TV Channel 5 that Washuta and her sister had moved to West Hollywood from the East Coast five years earlier. They said she had been walking her dog moments before she was shot.
An obituary in The Buffalo News listed her as a resident of Youngstown, N.Y., about 30 miles ...