Metro Police investigating early morning homicide

By Katia Aiello |, Douglas Thurman |, Nia Wong |

Published 10/26 2016 02:20AM

Updated 10/26 2016 08:06AM

Metro Police are investigating an overnight homicide where a woman was found dead near Quartz Lane and View Drive.

Officers arrived to the scene at 12:45 a.m. after they received reports of gunshots.

Police found a dead woman on the sidewalk with several gunshot wounds to the head.

Investigators are calling this crime "unusual," but they do not believe this was a random act of violence. They also said this could be domestic violence, and that the female victim knew her attacker.

Metro Police are working to put together a suspect description.

This is the 140th homicide in Metro's jurisdiction this year.

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