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Woman dies after being shot in a Skyline intersection

Posted: 10:23 PM, Aug 25, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-27 13:48:48Z

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - A woman is dead after a shooting in the Skyline area, Saturday afternoon. 

San Diego Police detectives said around 5:30 pm, two cars were traveling northbound on Meadowbrook Drive. Both drivers stopped at the red light at Skyline Drive. Then, the passengers got into an argument. 

"Our victim got out of the second vehicle and approached the front vehicle on the passenger side," Homicide Lt. Matt Dobbs said. "Witnesses heard a gunshot and saw the female stumble away."

Responding officers found the 27-year-old woman, later identified as Sylvanita Widman, suffering from a gunshot wound. The shooter drove off. 

“She was transported by paramedics to a local hospital," Lt. Dobbs said. "Unfortunately, she died at around 6:28 this evening.”

Investigators said Widman's driver was cooperative. Meanwhile, the motive of the shooting remains unknown. 

Police describe the shooter as a Black man in his 20's, driving a black Mercedes Benz. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Friends of Widman told 10News, she was a talented singer and dancer, and a loving mother of two young children.