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Police ID woman fatally shot in head in the Bronx

Posted at 10:22 AM, Apr 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-02 21:33:28-04

WILLIAMSBRIDGE, the Bronx — Police have identified the woman who was fatally shot in the head early Sunday morning in the Bronx.

Police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious woman in front of an East 214th Street building around 2:30 a.m., an NYPD spokesperson said. She suffered a gunshot wound to the head and died at the scene.

The NYPD identified the victim Sunday night as Margarita Franco, 26, of the Bronx.

No arrests have been made. Police were on scene Sunday morning.

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