UPDATE: Henrico police identify 18-year-old killed on Beth Road

Henrico County

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Police are on the scene of a death investigation following a shooting in Henrico that left one woman dead Tuesday morning.

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Henrico officers found a dead woman at the scene of a shooting Tuesday morning. (Photo: 8News Photojournalist Howard Williams)

Officers arrived on the scene of a shooting near the 7600 block of Beth Road and found a woman dead.

The victim was later identified as 18-year-old Brittney J. Peyton of Henrico County.

This is the second incident where police responded to shots fired into an apartment in the last 24-hours.

Henrico officials said they do not believe the shootings are connected.

Officers have secured the crime scene to limit people and car traffic in order to collect evidence. Police remained on the scene through the early afternoon and plan to increase presence in the area.

No suspects are being sought at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Noah at 804-501-5581.

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