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One woman is dead and another is under arrest following a fatal shooting at the Burlington  in Taylor. 

Taylor police were called to the store in the 22300 block of Eureka at 7:05 a.m. Monday in reference to "one employee who shot another," police said in a statement. The store on Eureka is east of Telegraph.

Officers immediately took the suspect, a 49-year-old female, into custody for the shooting. The 49-year-old female victim was transported to Beaumont Hospital in Taylor, where she was pronounced dead. 

Preliminary reports indicate the shooting stemmed from a verbal altercation between the two, which escalated into the shooting, according to a statement from the city.

Identities of the victim and defendant were withheld pending notification of the victim's family and filing of formal charges.

jdickson@detroitnews.com

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