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Boston Woman Shot and Killed Outside Lowell Home

Woman shot and killed in broad daylight in Lowell

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A woman was shot to death Tuesday outside a home in Lowell, Massachusetts.

The victim, identified as 23-year-old Deija Mendez of Boston, was shot on Coral Street, according to the Middlesex County District Attorney's Office.

Police responded around 3:30 p.m. to find Mendez in the front seat of a black SUV suffering from a gunshot wound. She was pronounced dead at the scene, the DA's office said.

No arrests have been made, but authorities say the shooting is not believed to have been a random incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Lowell Police Department at 978-459-8477.

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