Jolynn Raeanne Finlay, a 24-year-old Latina, was fatally shot on Friday, Jan. 17, in the 18800 block of Crocker Avenue in Carson, according Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner records.
Finlay was sleeping in her boyfriend's house at 12:18 p.m. when someone broke through a window in another room and tried to rob her boyfriend of money and drugs, said Los Angeles County Sheriff's Lt. Derrick Alfred.
The intruder was carrying a gun, and during the scuffle the gun went off, sending a bullet through the wall, Alfred said. The intruder ran away to a car where his three alleged accomplices were waiting.
The boyfriend went into the next room and discovered the bullet had struck Finlay in the head as she lay sleeping, Alfred said.
She was pronounced dead at the scene at 12:37 p.m., according to coroner's records ...
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