The L.A. County coroner’s office on Wednesday released the name of the Los Angeles Police Department employee who died after being shot in Whittier.
Nadine Hernandez, 44, was found about 2:45 p.m. Tuesday in the 8400 block of Via Serra Ramal suffering from a gunshot wound, police said.
She was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced deceased, according to Lt. Jay Tatman of the Whittier Police Department.
Hernandez, a resident of Whittier, was employed by LAPD, Tatman confirmed; he declined to release her position within the department.
Her death remained under investigation, and no arrests have been made in the case. Authorities have also not stated whether they were searching for anyone in connection with the fatal shooting.
No additional information has been released.
KTLA’s Stephen Acosta and Nidia Becerra contributed to this story.