Last night, a was shot in the head as she rode as a passenger inside a vehicle near Gardendale Street and south of Dakota Avenue. The victim was transported to St. Francis Medical Center in Lynwood where she died from her wounds early this morning.
The identification of the teenage victim is being witheld by police at this time.
This has been the second homicide reported by the South Gate Police Department this year. The first one was also a shooting, and was .
More information on the shooting will be posted on South Gate Patch Latino as it becomes available.