Long Beach, California – Authorities launched an investigation after discovering a dead woman in her vehicle following a crash on the 710 Freeway in Long Beach.
At around 2:30 a.m., authorities first received a report of a crash, saying a black BMW SUV went off the southbound lanes of the highway near Anaheim Street. When responding officers got to the scene, they determined that the female driver of the wrecked car had been shot at least once in the upper body.
The woman was declared dead at the scene. The identity of the victim has not been made public.The cause of the death is yet to be determined by the coroner as it is still not clear whether the woman died as a result of the gunshot or the crash.
Details about a possible suspect were not released.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the California Highway Patrol Major Crimes Unit at 323-644-9557.