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GORDONVILLE, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities in southeast Missouri are investigating the shooting death of a 27-year-old woman.

The Southeast Missourian reports that the victim has been identified as Melissa Luttrell of Cape Girardeau County.

Authorities were called Thursday to a home near Gordonville and found Luttrell dead from a gunshot wound. A man at the home was also shot. He was taken to a hospital and is expected to survive.

Police are calling Luttrell’s death a homicide but have not disclosed any further details. It marked the first homicide in Cape Girardeau County this year. The county had four homicides in 2014, all within Cape Girardeau city limits.
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Information from: Southeast Missourian