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Kristy Ann Roby, 32

Kristy Ann Roby (2011-04-29)

Kristy Roby, a 32-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Friday, April 29, near 57th Street and Wilton Place in Chesterfield Square, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Officers responded to a shooting call about 12:15 a.m., according to an LAPD news release. When police arrived, they found Roby unresponsive with gunshot wounds in the driver’s seat of a parked car. Paramedics were called and she was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead.

During the investigation, authorities learned Roby was sitting in the driver’s side of a parked 2011 silver Hyundai Elantra along with a male passenger. According to police,  two black males driving a black 4-door Infiniti sedan drove past the parked car, made a U-turn and pulled next to Roby’s vehicle.

The men then rolled down the passenger window and shot Roby, hitting her several times. The car then sped away from the scene.

Police have not made an arrest in connection with the killing. The motive for the shooting is unknown.

Anyone with information about the death of Kristy Roby is asked to contact 77th area Criminal Gang Homicide Group Det. Richard Guzman at (213) 485-3266. Tipsters who'd like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (8477).

-- Los Angeles Times

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