A woman was shot and killed while getting out of her car at her apartment complex on 17th Avenue South. Police identify her as 64 year old Elizabeth Peterson, who was known to her friends as Liz Sutherland. Witnesses tell Birmingham police they heard shouting and then gunshots Saturday night. Friends tell AL.com she was working on a graduate degree in social work, and was employed at Children's of Alabama. If you have information in this case that will lead to her killer, contact Birmingham police or Crimestoppers.