Alicia Cassandra Gomez, a 14-year-old girl, was shot and killed Saturday, Dec. 14, near East Elm Street and North Tamarind Avenue in Compton, according to Los Angeles County coroner’s records.
Deputies responded to a call of gunshots about 10:10 p.m. and found the girl in the street suffering from several gunshot wounds, according to a release from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.
Witnesses told deputies that Gomez was riding a bicycle when she was shot.
Gomez was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead at 10:47 p.m., said Ed Winter, a spokesman for the coroner’s office.
An autopsy showed that Gomez died of multiple gunshot wounds.