By CBS Baltimore Staff

MILFORD MILL, Md. (WJZ) — Police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed in Milford Mill Tuesday night.

Officers responded to the unit block of Stockmill Road just before 5:15 p.m. for a reported shooting.

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There, they found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead on the scene. Officials said the suspect fled the scene but they believe the incident may have been targeted.

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Homicide detectives are investigating.  The woman’s murder marks the 50th homicide in Baltimore County in 2021 — setting a new record high.

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CBS Baltimore Staff