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Malisa Muruato, 22

Malisa Muruato, a 22-year-old Latina, was fatally shot Sunday, July 28, in the 8100 block of Celito Drive in South San Gabriel, according to L.A. County coroner’s records.

Deputies responded to a call of shots fired just after 7:30 a.m. and found Muruato and her boyfriend with gunshot wounds, said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner’s office.

Muruato died at the scene at 7:45 a.m., Winter said. 

Her boyfriend was taken to a hospital where he died Monday, July 29, said Lt. Wes Sutton with the L.A. County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies are looking into whether the shooting was a murder-suicide, Sutton said.

Anyone with information about the crime is urged to call the sheriff’s 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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