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NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police say a North Charleston woman was shot to death on New Year’s Day after answering a knock on her door.

Investigators said the victim’s son told officers he heard several gunshots as his mother went to the door around 5 a.m. Wednesday.

The victim died at the hospital. Her name has not been released.

Police said there were two additional shootings of someone answering a door in North Charleston on New Year’s Day. That victim was in the hospital.

Related: Cops Name SC Women Shot On New Year’s Day

Investigators haven’t determined if the two shootings are related.

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