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Michelia Williams, 52

Michelia Williams, a 52-year-old black woman, was shot and killed Wednesday, Dec. 28, in the 2000 block of East Shauer Street in Willowbrook, according to Los Angeles County coroner's records.

Authorities responded to a shooting call about 3:15 p.m., said Deputy Lillian Peck of the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Three people, including Williams, were injured and taken to a hospital, where Williams was pronounced dead. Peck said the condition of the other victims was not available.

According to coroner's records, Williams died from a gunshot wound to the upper torso.

Homicide detectives were sent to the scene. No additional information was immediately available.

Anyone with information about the incident or the identity of the shooter is asked to contact the sheriff's homicide bureau at (323) 890-5500. Tipsters who would like to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-TIPS (800) 222-8477.

-- Matt Stevens

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