North Charleston police officers are investigating after a woman was found fatally shot on a sidewalk early this morning.

The woman, who police said appeared to be about 20 years old, was found near Alta Shores Apartments, at 2605 Elms Plantation Boulevard. The road is off University Boulevard near Charleston Southern University.

The woman was shot in the head, according to an incident report. A revolver was found lying next to her body, police said.

The Charleston County Coroner’s Office has not yet identified the woman.

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