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Woman shot near Gwinnett Place dies at hospital

LAWRENCEVILLE - A young black woman shot Friday night near Gwinnett Place Mall later died as a result of her injuries at the Gwinnett Medical Center.

The case has been ruled a homicide and the victim's identity is still undetermined.

Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. David Schiralli said Friday night the woman was semi-conscious, semi-alert and breathing while being transported to the hospital.

The officer called to the scene discovered the victim's body lying on the ground in a parking lot at 3492 Satellite Blvd. in unincorporated Duluth. A preliminary investigation indicates the woman, in her 20s, was shot multiple times at the location. Schiralli said the circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown and the investigation is ongoing.

The Gwinnett Police Homicide Investigators are requesting help from the public and asking anyone in that area between 8:30 and 9 p.m. to call

them at 770-513-5300.