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Minneapolis police make arrest in woman's fatal shooting

Officers say 24-year-old Sharayah Batchelor was found on the 1200 block of Banneker Avenue North Thursday, suffering from at least one gunshot wound.
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MINNEAPOLIS — Minneapolis police said they've made an arrest after a woman was fatally shot on Thursday. 

According to the Minneapolis police department, officers found the woman, 24-year-old Sharayah Batchelor, just after 12:30 p.m. on the 1200 block of Banneker Avenue North. Police said she was suffering from at least one life-threatening gunshot wound, which the Hennepin County Medical Examiner later confirmed was a shot to the chest.

Although officers attempted life-saving efforts, MPD says the woman succumbed to her injuries at the scene.

Thursday evening, police announced that they had arrested a 23-year-old man in connection with the shooting. He was booked into the Hennepin County Jail for murder. 

Anyone with information related to the shooting is urged to call CrimeStoppers at 800-222-8477. Tips can also be submitted electronically on CrimeStoppers' website.

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