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Police investigate shooting in Phillipsburg that killed a woman

Published On: Dec 24 2013 07:42:21 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 19 2013 10:18:53 AM EDT

Woman fatally shot


Police are treating the shooting death of a young woman in Phillipsburg, N.J., as a homicide.

A shooting happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Spruce Alley said police, who haven't released many details.

The victim was identified by authorities as a 22-year-old woman who lived on Spruce Alley. Her name was not immediately released.


A crime scene unit was brought in to help with the investigation, and it appeared detectives were focusing their investigation on a house near the scene.

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