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Dianey Santos, 39

Dianey Santos, a 39-year-old Latina, died Monday, June 20, three days after she was shot near South Broadway and West 83rd Street in Florence, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Shortly after 9:30 p.m. on June 17, Santos was waiting for a bus when two men ran past her, said Los Angeles Police Department Det. Chris Barling.

One of the men turned around and shot at the other man, Barling said. A bullet hit Santos in the head, and she was taken to a hospital. The men fled.

Santos was pronounced dead three days later at 3:12 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

The suspect was described as a black man wearing a white T-shirt and dark jeans. He is believed to be in his late teens or early 20s, Barling said.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Criminal Gang Homicide Division at (323) 786-5113. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

Contact the Homicide Report. Follow @nicolesantacruz and @latimeshomicide on Twitter.

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