Publicist Ronni Chasen shot and killed in Beverly Hills
HollywoodNews.com: The Hollywood community is in shock. Top publicist Ronni Chasen was shot multiple times in the chest and then crashed into a light pole late last night as she was returning home from the premiere of “Burlesque.” She was taken to a hospital and was later pronounced dead.
Although police did not confirm her identity, an employee at her PR firm confirmed to Radar Online that it was her.
In addition, police told The Hollywood Reporter, “On November 16th 2010 at approximately 12:28 a.m. Beverly Hills police officers received info regarding shots that were heard in the area of Sunset and Whittier, shortly after a collision was reported in the same area. Units arrived and discovered a newer black Mercedes Benz E-350 involved in a solo crash to the light pole. The lone female occupant was located in the vehicle with apparent multiple gunshot wounds to her chest. Beverly Hills paramedics transported the victim to a local hospital where she was later pronounced deceased. The investigation is in the preliminary stages and no further information is available at this time. At this time there is no suspect, info or motive for this crime.”
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