The victim was found in an alleyway near the back of the road.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

STOWE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Allegheny County Police are investigating after a woman was found with a gunshot wound to the head in Stowe Township early Thursday morning.

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Officers were called to Penn Alley around 8:15 a.m.

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The 28-year-old victim was found in an alleyway near the back of the road.

According to Allegheny County Police, the woman was with another man when they approached a vehicle in the alley. While talking to the person in the vehicle, police say the woman was shot.

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The woman, whose name has not been released, was taken to a local hospital where she is in critical condition.

County police are investigating.

They say they have taken a warrant suspect into custody through the course of their investigation, but they say that person’s “involvement in the shooting is currently unclear.”

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Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the Allegheny County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.