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Police investigating shooting of woman in Columbia

Tuesday - 9/13/2011, 1:56pm  ET

COLUMBIA, Md. - Howard County police say a woman believed to be a bail bondswoman has died after being shot in Columbia.

Authorities say officers responded to multiple calls reporting at least one gunshot fired in the 8700 block of Hayshed Lane late Monday. Police say they found the woman, Nichole Bernadette McNair, suffering from a gunshot wound.

The 42-year-old was taken to Howard County General Hospital in critical condition and later died.

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