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Dumfries Woman Shot To Death At Her Front Door

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DUMFRIES, Va. (CBSDC/AP)— Prince William County police say a woman was shot to death by someone who knocked on the door of her Dumfries home early Thursday morning.

A caller told police that gunshots were heard in the area, the 17600 block of Washington Street, shortly before 3:30 a.m. A man who lives in the home told police after they arrived that the woman answered the door and had an argument with the visitor. The person fired several shots and fled.

The victim, whose name will be released after her relatives are notified, was pronounced dead on the scene. Police say the shooting does not appear to be random.

Anyone with information relating to the case is asked to call Crime Solvers at 703-670-3700 or 1-866-411-TIPS.

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