The shooting was reported about 1:55 p.m. in the 1400 block of West 155th Street, near Compton/Woodley Airport, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
The woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name was withheld pending notification of her next of kin.
No suspect information was immediately available.
Anyone with information on the shooting was asked to contact the LASD Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.