Mayor: police believe publicist shot from vehicle

File photo: Publicist Ronni Chasen is seen during the premiere of Screen Gems' 'Burlesque' at Grauman's Chinese Theater on November 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California.
File photo: Publicist Ronni Chasen is seen during the premiere of Screen Gems' 'Burlesque' at Grauman's Chinese Theater on November 15, 2010 in Los Angeles, California. Kevin Winter/Getty Images

The mayor of Beverly Hills says detectives suspect that a veteran Hollywood publicist was shot from another vehicle, possibly an SUV.

Mayor Jimmy Delshad told the Los Angeles Times and KNBC-TV late Thursday that police believe the shooter fired into Ronni Chasen's passenger-side window from another vehicle and not from the street or a sidewalk.

He says detectives believe the bullets came from an SUV because of the high angle of shots fired.

Delshad said police found some pieces of glass - possibly from Chasen's car window - near the shooting site, but found no bullet casings.

Chasen was shot to death early Tuesday in her Mercedes-Benz while driving home from a premiere after-party for the film "Burlesque."

Police say they have no motive and no suspects.

© 2010 The Associated Press.

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