A woman was found fatally shot in a wooded area off Route 1 in Woodbridge, Virginia, early Friday, police said.
The victim was not immediately identified. A homicide investigation is underway.
Prince William County police responded to the 13900 block of Jefferson Davis Highway (Route 1) at about 4:30 a.m. to investigate a shooting, the department said.
They found a woman with multiple gunshot wounds. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
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No additional victims or property damage were found. “No suspect has been identified at this time,” police said in a brief statement.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with potentially relevant information is asked to contact police.
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