VALDOSTA — A young woman died after being shot early Saturday, according to the Lowndes County Coroner.

A party was being held at an event center in the 1700 block of North Lee Street when an argument broke out around 1 a.m., according to Lt. Scottie Johns of the Valdosta Police Department.

Someone pulled out a gun, fired and hit an 18-year-old woman, the lieutenant said.

Coroner Austin Fiveash later confirmed the woman had died.

Detectives are investigating the case, Johns said.

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