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16-year-old girl shot, killed in Lawrence home

Posted at 4:51 PM, Dec 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-07 15:05:34-05

LAWRENCE — A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed Thursday morning inside her home in Lawrence.

Police were called to the Maison Gardens Apartments at 42nd Street and Post Road at 7 a.m. Thursday for a report of a person shot. 

When they arrived, police found 16-year-old Shiloh Britton suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The death has been classified as a homicide. This marks the sixth criminal homicide of 2018.

Britton's friends and family are cooperating with investigators, police say.

The incident remains under investigation by the Lawrence Police Department. 

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