Police investigate shooting in Phillipsburg that killed a woman

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Published: Sep 19 2013 12:03:04 AM EDT   Updated On: Sep 19 2013 10:18:53 AM EDT
PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. -

Police are treating the shooting death of a young woman in Phillipsburg, N.J., as a homicide.

A shooting happened around 11 p.m. Wednesday in the 300 block of Spruce Alley said police, who haven't released many details.

The victim was identified by authorities as a 22-year-old woman who lived on Spruce Alley. Her name was not immediately released.

A crime scene unit was brought in to help with the investigation, and it appeared detectives were focusing their investigation on a house near the scene.

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