PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A woman has died after police say she was shot in her face inside an abandoned property. The shooting happened shortly before 6 p.m. on the 2800 block of Kip Street in Philadelphia’s Kensington neighborhood on Tuesday.
Police say the victim, believed to be in her late 20s, suffered one gunshot wound to her face on the second floor of an abandoned property.READ MORE: 2 Suspects Fatally Shot During Home Invasion In South Philadelphia, Police Say
According to authorities, the victim was founded laying on the floor with without pants. Investigators are working to determine if it was a sexual assault.
She was pronounced dead on the scene.
No arrests have been made at this time.READ MORE: Melanoma Isn't Just Caused By Environmental Factors Like Sun Exposure, New Research Says
An investigation is ongoing.
The shooting is the latest in a string of many in Philadelphia since late Friday night.
There were 23 shootings in 13 of the city’s police districts, including one at a Southwest Philly high school graduation party that killed one and injured five others.MORE NEWS: Pennsylvania Lawmakers Want To Pass Red Flag Gun Law To Help Battle Mental Health Crisis
The violent weekend led to Pennsylvania Sen. Anthony Williams asking Gov. Tom Wolf to issue a state of emergency in Philadelphia.