PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An elderly woman was shot and killed inside a grocery store in South Philadelphia.

Police say the gunman shot the woman multiple times inside Marie’s Grocery Store at South 6th and Wharton Streets just before 9 a.m.

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She was transported to Jefferson Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified by her brother-in-law as 81-year-old Marie Buck, the owner of the store.

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Authorities say the male suspect was dressed in all black, wearing a hood. No additional description is available at this time.

Homicide detectives are investigating.

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