Two people were struck in a shooting late Monday evening at a liquor store on North 7th Street.
A 27-year-old city woman Nijatolle Simms was killed when gunmen walked into the liquor store in the corner of Temple and North 7th Street and began firing at around 11:15 p.m. A city man was wounded and was transported to St. Joseph’s Regional Medical Center for treatment.
The shooting is part of a wave of violence that has plagued the city in recent days. Two people were killed in a shooting on 1st Avenue Sunday. Two more were wounded in a shooting on North 6th Street the same day.