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Alicia Cassandra Gomez, 14

Alicia Cassandra Gomez, a 14-year-old girl, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 14, near East Elm Street and North Tamarind Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

Deputies responded to a call of gunshots about 10:10 p.m. and found the girl in the street suffering from several gunshot wounds, according to a release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Witnesses told deputies that Gomez was riding a bicycle when she was shot.

Gomez was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead at 10:47 p.m., said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner’s office.

An autopsy showed that Gomez died of multiple gunshot wounds.

Deputies do not have a suspect description.

Anyone with information can call the Sheriff’s Department Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Nicole Santa Cruz

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