Police: Athens woman dies from gunshot wound

Police: Athens woman dies from gunshot wound

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - An Athens woman died from a gunshot wound Sunday evening.

According to officials with the Athens Police Department, April Nicole Taylor, 30, of Athens was found shot in a north Athens neighborhood sometime before 8:30 p.m. Sunday.

A woman died after she was found with a gunshot wound in Athens. (Source: Bryan Barker/KLTV viewer)
A woman died after she was found with a gunshot wound in Athens. (Source: Bryan Barker/KLTV viewer) ((Source: Bryan Barker/KLTV viewer))

When officers arrived at the residence in the 1000 block of Third Street, they found bystanders performing CPR on Taylor who was unresponsive.

A woman died after she was found with a gunshot wound in Athens. (Source: Bryan Barker/KLTV viewer)
A woman died after she was found with a gunshot wound in Athens. (Source: Bryan Barker/KLTV viewer)

Taylor was transported to a Tyler hospital with a gunshot wound to the abdomen, where she eventually succumbed to her injuries. An autopsy has been ordered, according to officials.

Officers interviewed several witnesses at the scene. A suspect in the shooting has not been identified.

A woman died after she was found with a gunshot wound in Athens. (Source: Bryan Barker/KLTV viewer)
A woman died after she was found with a gunshot wound in Athens. (Source: Bryan Barker/KLTV viewer)

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Athens Police Department Detective Wesley Hoover at 903-675-5454.

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