RICHMOND -- A woman was shot and killed Thursday night just blocks from an elementary school, police said.

Around 9:57 p.m., officers heard gunshots near Lincoln Elementary School, according to police. Witnesses called and told officers a shooting had happened near South Fourth Street at Florida Avenue.

When police arrived, they found a woman, approximately 30 years old, lying in the street unconscious. Richmond fire crews attempted to revive the woman, but she was declared dead at the scene.

The woman's identity has not been released.

Information on the suspect or a motive in the shooting were not immediately available.

Check back for updates.

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