UPDATE: On Saturday, the Hillsboro Department of Public Safety identified the victim as Deonshira Slider.


A female victim has died of gunshot wounds she sustained Friday morning, according to law enforcement.

The Hillsboro Department of Public Safety said officers were dispatched to a disturbance in progress at 309 NW I-35 just before 9 a.m. While on their way, dispatchers notified officers of a second 911 call reporting gunshots had been fired.

When officers showed up, they found the wounded female victim. First responders transported her to Hill Regional Hospital. She was later transferred to John Peter Smith Hospital, where she died of her injuries.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with the family of the victim," Hillsboro DPS said in a statement.

The shooting was still under investigation Friday evening, and authorities asked anyone with information to call Detective Jose Orozco at 254-582-8406.