Fort Pierce woman shot Saturday dies

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - A 36-year-old Fort Pierce woman who was found shot and laying on the ground at North 25th Street and Avenue K early Saturday morning has died after being taken to a local trauma center.

Fort Pierce Police were called to the location about 12:15 a.m. Saturday, where they found the victim, Qulanda Toombs, said Sgt. Dennis McWilliams , the department's public information officer. She died that evening, he added.

Police are asking the community for information about the circumstances surrounding her murder, McWilliams said. Contact Detective James Grecco at 772-467-6833 or Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 800-273-TIPS, where callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for up to $1,000 reward for information about the crime.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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