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Homeless Man Shot And Killed Outside Ralphs On Miracle Mile, Homeless Woman Arrested

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) - A homeless man was shot and killed Wednesday afternoon after an argument with a homeless woman outside a Ralphs grocery store on the Miracle Mile.

The incident occurred around 12:35 p.m. in front of the Ralphs market at 5601 Wilshire Blvd, according to Officer William Cooper of the Los Angeles Police Department's Media Relations Division.

Officer Cooper stated that the woman produced a gun during the argument, shot the man and fled before police arrived. The victim, whose name was not released, but was described as being approximately 45-years-old, was taken to a hospital where he later died from his wounds.

The woman is said to be around 50-years-old, 5 feet 4 inches tall and about 150 pounds. She has gray hair and was last seen wearing a red-orange dress with a floral print, black pants and was carrying a black bag.

Authorities said the woman was taken into custody at about 7:30 p.m. in the same area.

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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