A woman was shot and killed Tuesday in Bell and police, with assistance from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, were searching for the shooter.

The shooting was reported at 6:40 a.m. in the 4900 block of Weik Avenue, LASD Deputy Juanita Navarro-Suarez said.

The victim 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’s name was withheld pending notification of next of kin.

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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