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Woman shot, killed in bar parking lot in New Brighton

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Thursday, April 24, 2014, 11:09 p.m.

A West Virginia woman was shot and killed Thursday night in the parking lot of a bar in Beaver County.

The shooting occurred shortly before 10 p.m. in the parking lot at Jimmy K's Bar along 11th Avenue in New Brighton, county emergency dispatchers said.

WPXI reported that Christina George, who was wed just hours before the shooting, is facing criminal homicide and aggravated assault charges.

Investigators identified the victim as 21-year-old Katelyn Francis, of Fairview, W.Va.

Witnesses told WPXI that an argument about who was driving may have sparked the violence.



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