A female state witness was gunned down in Santa Cruz this afternoon.
Police officers are currently on the scene.
According to preliminary reports at about 2.45pm the woman was walking along Santa Barbara Boulevard, Santa Cruz when a white wagon pulled up alongside her and gunmen with rifles opened fire.
She was killed at the scene.
Police are waiting on relatives to arrive on the scene, however, Guardian Media was told that the woman was on her way home after attending her son's graduation.