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Woman killed cooking inside her Hartford apartment in apparent drive-by shooting

Police say they believe the incident was a drive-by shooting.

HARTFORD, Conn. — A woman was shot and killed inside a house Wednesday evening on Sisson Avenue. 

Police say they responded to the scene after receiving reports of shots fired.

When they arrived at the scene, officers found several rifle shell casing in the street in front of 28 Sisson Avenue. 

Entering the apartment, police found 56-year-old Sylvia Cordova dead from a gunshot wound. 

The area has been blocked off by police. 

Police said the Cordova was cooking in her apartment at the time of the shooting and they believe the incident was a drive-by shooting. It is unclear if she was the intended target. 

Hartford officers were also investigating a double shooting with minor injuries on Kent Street. 

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This is a developing story. 

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