Gunman sought after killing Garden Grove woman on front lawn

Authorities Thursday sought a gunman who killed a woman on her front yard in Garden Grove.

The crime occurred about 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 1300 block of Purdy Street. According to the preliminary investigation, two women were fighting outside a residence when a man approached them, shot the victim and fled, said Garden Grove police Sgt. Richard Burillo.

Authorities withheld the name of the woman, who died at the scene, pending notification of her relatives.

Anyone with more information on the crime was urged to call the Garden Grove Police Department at (714) 741-5704.

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