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Siria Imelda Portillo-Torres, 36

Siria Imelda Portillo Torres, a 36-year-old Latina, was shot and killed Saturday, May 9, in the 1400 block of South Western Avenue in Harvard Heights, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.

About 8 p.m., Torres was standing outside Lupillo’s Bar when she was struck by gunfire, said Los Angeles Police Officer Mike Lopez.

Witnesses told police that after Torres was shot, she walked into the bar and collapsed. She was pronounced dead at the scene at 8:15 p.m., according to coroner’s records.

The gunman is described as a man in his 30s, and police said he may have been trying to shoot at another person.

Anyone with information is asked to call West Bureau homicide detectives at (213) 382-9470. Those who wish to remain anonymous can call Crime Stoppers at (800) 222-8477.

-- Matt Hamilton

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