GAFFNEY, S.C. — Authorities are investigating the death of a South Carolina woman found inside a car.

Gaffney Police Chief Rick Turner tells local media 30-year-old Sametra Achelle Dawkings was found dead inside a car on Thursday night outside her home.

Authorities responded to a call of shots fired and found the woman dead from a possible gunshot wound.

Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler says the death is being investigated as a homicide. Police have not said if they have any suspects.

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