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Miami woman found fatally shot in her home

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Authorities in Miami are searching for a gunman who fatally shot a woman inside of her own home.

Village of El Portal police say they responded to a home near Northeast 83rd Street and 5th Avenue around 9:00 p.m.

When they arrived, they spoke to the victim’s sister who told them that she found her sister injured and called police:

“I saw her laying on the ground, I tried to hold her up to keep the blood from bleeding,” she said.

While authorities have not named the victim, her sister identified her as 38-year-old Dominique Lemons.

She also reported that Lemons was a mother of four but that her children did not live with her.

The children were also not present during the incident.

Authorities are currently collecting evidence in search of a suspect.

If you have any information about this shooting, you are asked to contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-8477.