Support for LAist comes from
We Explain L.A.
Stay Connected

Share This

This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.

This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.


A Woman Was Killed Inadvertently Riding Her Bike Through A Drive-By Shooting

(Photo by Carl Ballou via Shutterstock)
Stories like these are only possible with your help!
You have the power to keep local news strong for the coming months. Your financial support today keeps our reporters ready to meet the needs of our city. Thank you for investing in your community.

A woman was fatally shot Monday afternoon while riding her bicycle in Compton. The woman was riding her bike in the 800 block of West Cherry St. at about 1 p.m. when a dark-colored car drove by and opened fire on a group of people in the driveway of a home, L.A. Times reports. She was struck when riding past the house, and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

A man in the driveway was wounded.