Fatal Shot: Akron woman steps onto home's front porch and is shot dead

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AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A 48-year-old Akron woman was fatally shot on the front porch of her home late Wednesday night.

Gunfire erupted around 10:45PM on White Avenue.

Police tell 19 Action News Gwendolyn Hoisten opened the front door of her home and walked out onto the porch, at which time she was shot.

Hoisten was rushed to the ER at Akron General Medical Center where she later died. The autopsy is scheduled for Thursday.

An investigation is underway.

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