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Michelle Anderson, South L.A. 24-Year-Old, Shot Dead After Allegedly Being Lured From House Onto Sidewalk

Michelle Anderson was shot in the head outside her house last night.

CBS via DMVMichelle Anderson was shot in the head outside her house last night.

A young woman from South Los Angeles was gunned down last night on a sidewalk near 87th Street and Denker Avenue.

Police responders found 24-year-old Michelle Lorraine Anderson lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to her head -- yet mysteriously, nobody had seen the shooter, CBS LA reports.

A Twitter user named @CarmenBaltimore who was at the scene wrote, "somebdy called her and told her to come outside and then 2 mins later she dead." Which would made Anderson's early death eerily similar to that of...

... 17-year-old Francisco Rodriguez, the celebrated soccer star from the Valley who was murdered in a similar ambush one week ago today.

Officer Richard French at LAPD media relations gives us last night's preliminary report from homicide detectives:

"At about 9:45 p.m. in the 1500 block of West 87th Street ... [Anderson] left her home. She was supposed to be meeting a friend, and I guess as soon as she stepped outside, her mother heard two shots. Her mother came out and found her daughter lying at the location there with a gunshot wound."


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Super early this morning, another L.A. Twitter user who was apparently related to Anderson wrote, "woke up to the worse call I could get right now, RIP to my sister/big cousin Michelle."

As of last night, the LAPD had no suspects, seeing as Anderson's family hadn't gotten a glimpse of the shooter. Detectives were unaware of a motive, and didn't know if the shooting could be gang-related.

"A poor girl got killed on 87th and denker I'm looking at her right now ! Smfhhh!!!!!" said @CarmenBaltimore.

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