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Woman Coming Out of Laundromat Shot to Death For 'No Apparent Reason'

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A woman was fatally shot in the head last night for no apparent reason as she was walking out of laundromat in South Los Angeles, according to LAPD detectives.

Around 10 p.m. last night Mayela Valdes Garcia, 41, left the Coin Laundry Lavanderia to empty some trash. A man walked up to her, shot her in the head and fled. Garcia was taken to the hospital, but she died shortly after.

The suspect was last seen running in the alley toward 60th Street. The laundromat is located at the intersection of 60th Street and Vermont. The suspect was described only as a Hispanic male, and that's about all that police say they have to go off of for now.

Anyone with information about this mysterious shooting is urged to call detectives Myra
Kellum or John Ferreria at (213) 485-1383.