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Skye Lynn Gutierrez, 18

Skye Lynn Gutierrez, an 18-year-old Latina, died Friday, Nov. 22, after she was shot in the 1500 block of South Point View Street in Mid-City, according to Los Angeles County medical examiner-coroner’s records.

Shortly after 10 p.m., Gutierrez was standing with a man in the area when two men walked up and a fight began, said Los Angeles Police Det. Sean Kinchla.

During the altercation, Gutierrez was struck by gunfire. The man she was with was not injured, Kinchla said.

The two assailants, described only as Latinos, fled. 

Police believe the shooting was the result of a personal dispute and is an isolated incident.

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

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