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Woman fatally shot in East Elmhurst: NYPD

NYPD officers at the scene of the Jan. 2 shooting at 32-17 97th St. in East Elmhurst. (Photo by Lloyd Mitchell)

A woman died after being shot in East Elmhurst on Saturday, according to authorities.

Officers from the 115th Precinct responded to a call regarding the shooting in front of 32-17 97th St. around 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 2. Upon their arrival, officers found a 37-year-old Josefina Perez De La Rosa, of 98th Street, with gunshot wounds to the abdomen.

EMS arrived at the scene and transported the woman to NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, where she was pronounced dead.

There have been no arrests and in the investigation is ongoing.

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