• Deputies investigate fatal shooting of woman dumped in ditch

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    NEWBERRY, S.C. (AP) - Authorities in South Carolina are searching for suspects in the fatal shooting of a woman whose body was found in a ditch.

    Coroner Laura Kneece told news outlets 40-year-old Sharonda Sims was found unresponsive in a ditch early Tuesday morning with at least two gunshot wounds.

    Newberry County Sheriff Lee Foster says deputies were in the area responding to several shots fired calls. He says a third call came in about the woman's body.

    Foster says the calls are connected and reported incidents that were about half a mile apart.

    Foster says an investigation is underway.

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