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Old Sep 14th, 2003, 08:10 PM   #1
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Oldest Williams Sister SHOT TO DEATH

Sunday, September 14

Yetunde Price, 31, shot following 'confrontation'

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COMPTON, Calif. -- An older sister of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams was shot to death early Sunday, authorities said.

Yetunde Price, 31, of Corona, was shot shortly after midnight in the Los Angeles suburb following a "confrontation" with some residents, Los Angeles County sheriff's Deputy Scott Butler said.

No arrests were immediately made.

Price was with a man in a sports utility vehicle and "somehow they had become involved in a confrontation with the local residents," Deputy Richard Pena said. He did not have details of the confrontation.

Price was shot in the upper torso. Deputies on patrol heard the gunshots and went to the scene, where they found Price. She died at a hospital.

Neighbor Robert Miller, 49, said he heard about a dozen gunshots.

The man who was with Price would be interviewed, Pena said.

At about 6 a.m., about 40 deputies surrounded a home on Greenleaf Boulevard where they believed three people involved in the shooting were barricaded, Pena said.

However, the house was empty when they entered it about six hours later.

Price was one of five Williams sisters who spent their early years in Compton, a crime- and poverty-ridden community where gang bullets claim many lives.

The family later moved to Florida. Their father and mother, Richard and Oracene, are divorced, and Price used her mother's maiden name.

Oracene was flying to Los Angeles on Sunday afternoon.

She worked as a personal assistant to her famous sisters. She was identified as a registered nurse and a business management major in the 2003 media guide for the WTA Tour. Price owned her own beauty salon in the L.A. area and was a mother of three children.

Carlos Fleming, who represents Venus and Serena Williams, did not immediately return calls seeking comment.

WTA Tour spokesman Darrell Fry said he had no immediate comment. The WTA is expected to release a statement later Sunday.

Information from The Associated Press was used in this report.
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Old Sep 14th, 2003, 08:12 PM   #2
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This is so distressing, I do not believe it. I wish them great strength to deal with this and I'll keep them in my prayers. I can't begin to imagine how much this will affect their tennis....

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Yes its a horrible thing to happen...apparently there a close family and i hope they can all pull together and support each other
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