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Jewell King
  • Death date
  • Feb. 19, 2011

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Jewell King, 54

Jewell King, a 54-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Saturday, Feb. 19, in the 11600 block of South Main Street in Broadway-Manchester, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Authorities received a 911 call of "gunshots heard" about 9:45 p.m., said LAPD Criminal Gang and Homicide Det. Kerri Potter, who is handling the investigation.

King was found outside with gunshot wounds to the chest and arm, according to coroner's records.

Paramedics were called and the victim was taken to Harbor UCLA Medical Center, where she later died.

Potter said no arrests have been made in connection with the case and a motive for the shooting remains unknown.

At this time, investigators do not have a description of the shooter.

Anyone with information about the death of Jewell King is asked to contact Det. Potter at (213) 485-4341. Those wishing to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS (800-222-8477).

-- Sarah Ardalani

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