A 20-year-old Southeast San Diego woman died after being shot in the abdomen Saturday and a 23-year-old woman was arrested in connection with the shooting, police reported.
Roberta J. Meadors was shot with a revolver outside an apartment complex in the 1600 block of Pentacost Way about 8 p.m. Saturday and taken to Mercy Hospital, where she died about 11 p.m. According to police, witnesses said Meadors and Marilyn Louise Berry, who both lived in the Pentacost Way complex, were seen fighting and burning each other with cigarettes near the complex swimming pool before the shooting.
Berry was arrested and booked into Las Colinas County Jail on suspicion of murder. Police recovered a .357 magnum revolver at the scene.