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Franklin Township: Police Seeking Public Help in Shooting Investigation (UPDATE)

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SOMERSET, NJ - The shooting investigation that occurred at Battle Place, Wednesday morning is now a homicide investigation. 

An unidentified female victim has died, according to Capt. Jack Bennett from the Somerset County Prosecutor's office.

This is an ongoing investigation investing and this article will be updated accordingly when more details are provided. 

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Original article:

Detectives are seeking the help of the public in an active investigation of a shooting that occurred earlier this morning on Battle Place, according to authorities. 

The public can contact Franklin Township Police at 732-873-2300.

Anyone wanting to remain anonymous can contact Somerset County Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 1-888-577-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.888577tips.org or www.scpo.net and click on either “Crime Stoppers” or “TIPS HOTLINE."

According to authorities, all Crime Stopper tipsters and tips will remain anonymous and confidential.

Editor's note: This is a breaking story and will be updated as soon as more information becomes available. 

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