Woman shot, killed in Carson; shooter at large

Sheriff's deputies are seen outside a home in Carson after a woman was shot and killed Sunday, July 2, 2017. (KABC)

A woman was shot and killed early Sunday morning in a residential area of Carson, authorities said.

Deputies responded about 3:30 a.m. to a call of a "person down" in the 800 block of Pacific Street, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department. The tree-lined street is marked by rows of single-story houses.

The unidentified victim was found unresponsive, with a traumatic injury to her upper-torso, investigators said. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A description of the shooter was not available.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the sheriff's Homicide Bureau at (323) 890-5500.

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