23-year-old Boston woman found shot to death in Lowell

Deija Mendez was pronounced dead at the scene.

A 23-year-old Boston woman was found shot to death Tuesday in a vehicle in Lowell.

Lowell police responded to the area outside a Coral Street home around 3:33 p.m. for a report of a gunshot victim. There, they found Deija Mendez in the front seat of a black Chevrolet Tahoe suffering from a gunshot wound, the Middlesex County District Attorney’s Office said in a news release. Mendez was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities don’t believe the shooting was random. As of 10:33 p.m. Tuesday, no arrests had been made.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Lowell police at 978-459-8477.

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