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Darsy Noriega, 18

Darsy Noriega, an 18-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Wednesday, Feb. 2, near East Avalon Boulevard and South 111th Street in Green Meadows, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Police received a 911 call regarding "gunshots heard" about 11 p.m., said LAPD Criminal Gang & Homicide Det. Scott Smith.

Authorities arrived and found Noriega with several gunshot wounds. She was taken to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center, where she died, Smith said.

Investigators said the incident appeared to be a walk-up shooting.

Noriega was a documented gang member, Smith said, and the shooting was gang-related.

No arrests have been made in connection with the case, and officials do not have a description of the shooter.

Anyone with information about the killing or the identity of the assailant is asked to contact Dets. N. Kouri or T. Eiman at (213) 485-4341. Those who'd like to leave an anonymous tip can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Sarah Ardalani

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