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Woman killed in Walmart parking lot

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Posted at 1:39 AM, Feb 19, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-19 07:18:27-05

ASHLAND, Va. -- Police are investigating a deadly shooting in the Walmart parking lot in Ashland.

Ashland Police were dispatched to the area of 100 Hill Carter Parkway around 11 p.m. Saturday.

When officers arrived, they found a woman fatally wounded inside a car. She suffered a single gunshot wound and died at the scene, police said.

Investigators have not yet released the woman's name, but said she was 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.

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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