Lourdes Padilla, a 70-year-old Latina, died on Thursday, Dec. 27, after she was shot at the corner of West 104th Street and Yukon Avenue in Inglewood, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner records.
Padilla, a resident of Inglewood, was walking on Yukon Avenue around 1 p.m. on Christmas Day when a woman confronted her and tried to take her purse, according to an Inglewood Police Department news release.
During the struggle, the woman shot Padilla several times and then fled in a black four-door 2019 Toyota Yaris IA or Scion IA with yellow paper plates, The Times reported.
Inglewood officers found Padilla lying on the sidewalk with gunshot wounds, according to the release. She was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead two days later at 9:09 a.m., according to coroner's records. The cause of death was listed as a gunshot ...