Shaneca Marie Hughes, a 32-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Sunday, Nov. 18 in the 9500 block of Defiance Avenue in Watts, according to Los Angeles County Medical Examiner-Coroner’s records.
About 5:35 a.m., a woman called police requesting help because she had been shot, according to a video released by the Los Angeles Police Department. Officers said that when they arrived, they saw a muzzle flash and heard a shot, then saw a man wearing a black shirt and black pants running into a home.
An officer, believing that he was being shot at by the man, fired at him, hitting a parked vehicle, police said.
Officers surrounded and eventually entered the home, finding five people with gunshot wounds, police said. Hughes was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:14 a.m., according to coroner’s records.
Three others were taken to a hospital ...