ELLICOTT CITY, Md. — Howard County authorities are investigating the death of a woman found in her car with multiple gunshot wounds.

Howard County Police say the 47-year-old woman was found dead in Columbia on Saturday morning. Police say they arrived on the scene after receiving a 911 call from a person who reported seeing a woman who appeared to be injured in a car parked in the 9600 block of Basket Ring Road.

Police say the woman was inside a Toyota Corolla and that her car was parked in a parking lot. Police did not release the woman’s identity. Investigators believe she had recently moved to the area and was living in the apartments near where she was found.

Authorities are offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information in the case.

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