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    Female shot in Lawrence, injuries life-threatening

    A female was shot and suffered life threatening injuries in Lawrence Friday night, officials said.

    The victim was shot at 9:07 p.m. at 329 High St., Lawrence Police Lieutenant James Raso said.

    She was initially taken to Lawrence General Hospital, then rushed to a Boston hospital, according to a statement from Lawrence police.

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    The victim’s age was not immediately disclosed.

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    The Essex district attorney’s office is responding to the shooting, Carrie Kimball-Monahan, spokesperson for the office, said in a statement to the Globe.

    No further information was available.

    This breaking news story will be updated.

    Danny McDonald of the Globe staff contributed. Andrew Stanton can be reached at andrew.stanton@globe.com. Follow him on Twitter @_andrewstanton.