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37-year-old woman fatally shot outside Maple Heights bar

Posted: 2:17 PM, Aug 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-17 14:17:53-04
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MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Maple Heights police are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman outside a bar early Saturday morning.

The shooting happened in the bar's parking lot, located in the 16000 block of Libby Road, around 2:39 a.m.

Police responded to the scene and found 37-year-old Sheree Kirby lying in the street with a gunshot wound, authorities said. Kirby was transported to a nearby hospital and later died.

According to police, a small, white, 4-door Kia or Hyundai with a broken rear window was spotted fleeing the scene by witnesses.

Anyone who has any information about the shooting is asked to call the Maple Heights Detective Bureau at 216-587-9624 or email Detectives@mhpd-ohio.com.