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COOKEVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Cookeville Police are investigating an incident where a woman was shot while walking early Friday morning.

Police say at around 1:25 a.m. officers responded to the Cookeville Regional Medical Center to investigate an incident where a woman arrived at the hospital with a gunshot wound. The woman told police she was walking on Jere Whitson Road near the intersection of North Willow Ave. where a person wearing a dark hoodie approached her, then shot her before leaving the area.

The woman was then taken to the emergency room and the incident remains under investigation.

Anyone with information should call the Criminal Investigation Division at 931-520-5322. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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