Sunday, February 19, 2017

Woman shot to death in Ashland Va. Walmart parking lot

Ashland Walmart Parking Lot (SOURCE: WTVR CBS 6 Chief Photographer Brad Wilson)

ASHLAND, Va. Feb 19 2017— Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Ashland Walmart parking lot Saturday night.
Ashland Police were dispatched to reports of a shooting in the area of 100 Hill Carter Parkway around 11 p.m.
When officers arrived, they found a woman fatally wounded inside a car. Officials said the victim suffered a single gunshot wound and died at the scene.
Investigators are not yet releasing the victim’s name pending next-of-kin notification. However, officers said she is about 25 years old.
A photo from a WTVR CBS 6 News crew on the scene shows part of the parking lot sealed off with crime scene tape and investigators gathered around a car.
An officer on the scene said burglary may have been the motive, but said that the shooting remains under investigation.

Officers are looking for suspects and asking any witnesses to call 804-730-6140. Additionally, officials said they do not believe the suspects worked at any of the stores in the shopping center.

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