Woman found dead inside NE Philadelphia home after 911 caller alleges man shot his mother: police
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a woman dead in Northeast Philadelphia on Thursday night.
According to officials, the shooting occurred just before 7 p.m. at a residence on the 400 block of Parlin Street.
Authorities say a 911 call alleged that a man had shot his mother in the second-floor apartment.
When highway patrol officers arrived on scene, they entered the residence and took someone into custody, per police.
Officials say Rima Ablyamitova, 50, was lying on the floor with a single gunshot wound.
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Medics arrived and pronounced the woman dead at 7:14 p.m., police say.
Authorities have not released the identity of the shooter or released additional information.
The investigation is active and ongoing with the Philadelphia Police Department's Homicide Unit.