Deputies: Woman dies after being found in car with possible gunshot wound

The Orange County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman was found with a possible gunshot wound in a car and died.

They said that deputies responded to The Bentley at Maitland Apartment Complex just before 2 a.m. on Monday after receiving a general emergency call. When they arrived at the complex off Magnolia Homes Road, they found a woman in her 30s or 40s with a possible gunshot wound to her body.

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She was taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

FOX 35 crews saw deputies looking at two wrecked vehicles at the scene. A dark-colored sedan had major front-end damage and a white vehicle had damage on its bumper.

"I hear some weird noise, and for me I'm thinking, 'okay this is probably a gunshot.' I heard two shots go off and then I look outside, and then I heard two more gunshots," a witness who lives in the area said. "Something must be going on, let me stay inside for safety purposes."

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We are working to find out what led up to the possible shooting and if deputies are searching for suspects. They have deemed this a death investigation.

They also have part of the apartment complex blocked off while they investigate.

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