A woman was shot and killed Tuesday in Bell, and a man believed to be her husband was detained for questioning, authorities said.
The shooting was reported at 6:40 a.m. in the 4900 block of Weik Avenue, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez said.
The victim was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound to her upper body and was pronounced dead at the scene, Navarro-Suarez said. There was no word on a motive for the shooting or what led up to the homicide.
The woman was between 75 and 80 years old, according to KTLA5, and a man believed to be her husband was detained for questioning, the sheriff’s department reported. Their names were not released.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to call the sheriff’s Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Tipsters can also call Crime Stoppers at 800-222-TIPS.
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