Fatal shooting at Hillsboro Walmart

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The Hillsboro Department of Public Safety reports one person is dead after a Thursday evening shooting in the Hillsboro Walmart parking lot.

Officers got a call of a shot being fired there at 6:04 p.m. and when the arrived at the location at 401 Coke Street they found the victim in a vehicle suffering from a gunshot wound.

The female was transported to a Waco hospital and later pronounced dead.

While her identity has not been released as of Friday morning pending notification of next of kin, police did say she was a 27-year-old Fort Worth woman

Officers were told that there had been some kind of confrontation in the parking lot before the shot was fired.

The suspect was seen fleeing in a black SUV crossover type vehicle on the I-35 service road.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Hillsboro Criminal Investigation Detective Sergeant Michael Vicars at 254.582.5454 ext. 2153   

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