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Police investigating fatal shooting of a woman in Mount Vernon

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Police are investigating the the fatal shooting of a woman who died at Mount Vernon Hospital last night.

The Fairfax Police Department said around 11:30 p.m. on Wednesday night the woman was taken to the hospital by a man who remained on-scene.

ABC7 reported that for a brief time, only emergency services were allowed in the hospital, though full service later resumed.

Police said that detectives are still investigating to determine where the shooting occurred and the circumstances around the woman’s death.