Chester Woman Shot, Killed While Riding Bike: Cops

The shooting may be related to an earlier home invasion

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An early morning bike ride ended in death for a woman in Chester.

The victim, who police say was in her 20s, was found dead at 8th and Sproul Streets.

She was shot seven times while riding her bike around 2:25 a.m., according to police.


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Her identity was withheld until her family is notified.

Investigators are looking into the possibility that the shooting had something to do an earlier home invasion on W 8th Street. 

A victim told police that three men, 18 to 20 years old, broke into the home, questioned her at gunpoint and made off with two cell phones and $100.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Chester police.

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