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Elgin woman dies following shooting
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A young Elgin woman died at Palmetto Health Richland early Tuesday morning following a 3 a.m. shooting on Smyrna Road at a home about two miles south of the intersection of Smyrna, Ridgeway and Springvale roads near the Fairfield County line. Kershaw County Coroner Johnny Fellers said the woman died about three hours after the shooting from a gunshot wound to the chest. He identified the victim as Petra Denise Boykin, 29, of Veterans Row, Elgin.