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Longtime In-N-Out Employee Shot And Killed Outside Restaurant

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The In-N-Out Burger in La Mirada. (Photo by @hipster.grandpa via Instagram)
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A woman who had been an employee of In-N-Out Burger for 20 years was found fatally shot outside the restaurant in La Mirada Friday morning.According to ABC-7, the woman, identified as Josefina Alcocer, was pronounced dead at the scene in the In-N-Out parking lot, "just feet" from the restaurant's front door on the 14300 block of Firestone Boulevard at around 4:45 a.m. KTLA reports she was found wearing her uniform.

In-N-Out Burger owner and president Lynsi Snyder told NBC L.A., that Alcocer had worked at the La Mirada location for 20 years.

"The entire In-N-Out family grieves today over this senseless tragedy as we send our thoughts and prayers to the Alcocer family," Snyder said. "We are devastated and will miss her. So many things going on in the world today. We will remain strong and stand in love for Josefina. God bless and comfort all who are mourning a loved one at this time."

Lt. Steve Jauch told ABC, "They do have employees that start earlier in the morning, and we're still trying to piece together exactly when she started her shift and what her details were that brought her outside."

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No suspect information has been released, but anyone with information should call the sheriff department's Homicide Bureau at 323-890-5500.