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Woman dead in man’s possible murder-suicide attempt in Koreatown

A woman was shot to death and a man, possibly the woman’s former husband, was left in critical condition in a possible attempted murder-suicide in Koreatown on Friday morning, police said.

Officers from the Los Angeles Police Department rushed to the 3300 block of James M. Wood Boulevard about 6:30 a.m. to reports of a shooting and found a woman dead inside her car, said Officer Liliana Preciado.

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Sometime after, the suspected shooter was found a few blocks away suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police said. The man was rushed to the hospital and is listed in critical condition.

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Friday’s shooting would be the sixth homicide in Koreatown in the last 12 months, according to the Homicide Report database.

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