A woman in her 40s was shot and killed Thursday in downtown Los Angeles by a man who walked over to her.

The shooting occurred about 2:30 p.m. in the 300 block of East Fifth Street, near San Julian Street, said Officer William Cooper with the Los Angeles Police Department.

The shooter fled after the shooting, Cooper said.

Paramedics called to the scene pronounced the woman dead. Her name has not been publicly released.

The suspect has not been identified by police.

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