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Police investigating Friday homicide

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Crime scene investigators at the scene of a homicide Friday afternoon in the 200 block of East Deming Street. A portion of the street was blocked off to traffic and pedestrians. The name of the female victim had not been released by press time Friday. (Alex Ross Photo)

Officers with the Roswell Police Department spent much of Friday investigating a shooting in southeast Roswell that left one woman dead.

Police responded to a call at 8:30 a.m. about a shooting at a residence in the 200 block of East Deming Street. A woman had been found dead, according to a post on the RPD Facebook page.

The name of the victim had not been released by police by press time Friday.

Police investigators were still at the scene Friday afternoon, with a portion of East Deming Street closed to traffic.

Friday’s homicide is the eighth to occur within the city of Roswell in 2019.

Breaking news reporter Alex Ross can be reached at 575-622-7710, ext. 301, or at breakingnews@rdrnews.com.