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19-year-old woman fatally shot in Buckeye

The shooting happened near Baseline and Apache roads Monday night, according to MCSO.
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BUCKEYE, Ariz. — A 19-year-old woman is dead, and a man is in the hospital following a shooting in Buckeye Monday night, according to the Maricopa County Sheriff's Office. 

MCSO said that just before 9:30 p.m., deputies were dispatched to shots fired call near Baseline and Apache roads.

When deputies arrived, they found a 19-year-old man and an adult female, later identified as Emilie Gomez, in a vehicle with apparent gunshot wounds. 

MCSO said both victims were transported to the hospital to be treated. The female victim later died from her injuries, and the male victim remains hospitalized at this time. 

Authorities said information about a suspect is not available at this time. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing, according to the sheriff’s office.

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