WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — A woman is dead and another person is injured after a shooting in a Lehigh County Walmart parking lot. Authorities say the shooting happened at the Walmart at 2601 MacArthur Road in Whitehall Township just before 7 p.m. on Friday.
The Lehigh County District Attorney’s Office says two victims were found near a parked vehicle with the engine still running on Friday night. Both of them had been shot.READ MORE: Police: 9-Year-Old Boy Shot When Gunman Fires Into Olney Home
Officials say a woman, identified as a Jane Doe, was rushed to Lehigh Valley Hospital, Cedar Crest and was pronounced dead nearly an hour later.
The cause of death has been ruled a homicide and is being investigated by the Whitehall Township Police Department, the Lehigh County Homicide Task Force and the District Attorney of Lehigh County.
Meanwhile, the second victim is still being treated.READ MORE: Byron McDonald II Suspected In Killing 2-Year-Old Son's Mother, Grandmother, Police Say
Authorities say there were initial reports of a child abduction, but those claims were unfounded.
The coroner’s office will be performing an autopsy on Monday.
The motive behind this shooting is still unclear.MORE NEWS: Buena Community Rallies To Save Suspended Landisville Volunteer Fire Company From Permanent Shutdown
CBS3’s Alecia Reid contributed to this report.