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Fatal shooting occurs overnight in Lincoln Homes neighborhood.

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A shooting involving a fatality occurred in the Lincoln Homes neighborhood near campus sometime between Saturday evening, April 6, and early Sunday morning, April 7, according to an APSU campus safety bulletin.

According to a Clarksville Police Department news release, on April 7, 2013, around 3:22 a.m., police responded to a shooting in progress in the area of Lincoln Drive. When Police arrived, they found a 32 year old woman, who had been shot, laying on the ground between the 26 and 27 Buildings on Lincoln Drive. The woman was transported from the scene to Gateway Hospital where she was pronounced dead after 4 a.m.

Clarksville police is investigating, and there is no known information about the possible suspect or suspects at this time. According to the news release, the officers on scene were provided very little information about the events which lead up to the shooting nor suspect information.

The investigation is ongoing. If you have information about this incident, please contact the Clarksville Police Department by calling 911 or the TIPSLINE at 931-645-8477. or the APSU Campus Police office at 931-221-7786 or email at apsupolice@apsu.edu. Information may also be reported anonymously online at http://www.apsu.edu/police/reporting.

The campus safety bulletin encourages members of the APSU community to exercise extra vigilance, acquaint themselves with the locations of emergency phones located throughout the campus and avail themselves of the escort service provided by APSU Campus Police.

You can reach APSU Campus Police dispatch at any time by pressing the red button on any interior/exterior emergency phone, or by dialing 931-221-7786 on any wired or cellular phone.

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