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Feb 14, 3:36 PM EST

Authorities investigate killing of woman in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Authorities say a woman has been fatally shot in a Springfield neighborhood.

Springfield officials on Wednesday identified the victim as 29-year-old Raquel Montgomery, of Springfield.

The shooting happened Tuesday night in the northeast party of the city. Police found Montgomery in the yard of a home after receiving a call about a victim with a gunshot wound. She was rushed to the hospital where she later died.

Investigators say the killing isn't believed to be random. No information has been released on a possible suspect.

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