Jazzmine Marie Wash, 23
Jazzmine Marie Wash, a 23-year-old black woman, was fatally wounded Thursday, July 25, in the 500 block of Walnut Avenue in Long Beach, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.
Police received a shots-fired call shortly before 6:30 a.m. and arrived to find Wash in the courtyard of an apartment complex with multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body, according to a release from the Long Beach Police Department.
Police said Wash had arrived at the home of a relative to drop off her 3-year-old and walked out to grab the child’s diaper bag when she was killed. She was pronounced dead by the Long Beach Fire Department at 6:32 a.m., said Lt. Fred Corral of the coroner’s investigations unit.
Police said they had no indication of a motive or suspect description and asked anyone with information to contact detectives at (562) 570-7244.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.
[Update, Sept. 13, 2013: Jason Haggerty, 30, and Tatiyana Marie Tate, 16, were arrested in early September on suspicion of murder; Tate is being charged as an adult. They are due in court Sept. 24.
-- Kate Mather and Nicole Santa Cruz