- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 31, 2017

PHOENIX (AP) - The Latest on the fatal shooting of a woman in the parking lot of a Phoenix apartment complex (all times local):

8:50 a.m.

Phoenix police say a woman’s two children were present but unharmed when she was gunned down in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

Sgt. Vince Lewis says the 35-year-old woman apparently was shot at close range Tuesday morning.

Lewis says the children are in Fire Department custody until an adult relative can be located.

Police didn’t immediately release the victim’s identity or additional information about the shooting, but media outlets report that the woman had just loaded her two young children into a car when she was shot.

Police cordoned off the parking lot and searched for a suspect.

The shooting happened near Cave Creek and Greenway roads shortly before 6 a.m.

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7:45 a.m.

Phoenix police say a 35-year-old woman has died after being shot multiple times in the parking lot of an apartment complex.

Sgt. Vince Lewis says no additional information is immediately available on the Tuesday morning shooting, but media outlets report the victim was gunned down while loading her two young children into a car.

The shooting happened near Cave Creek and Greenway roads shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday.


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