Coroner’s office IDs woman who died after being found shot in Harrison Twp.

A woman who died early Thursday morning after being found in a car with an apparent gunshot wound in Harrison Township has been identified.

Taylor Johnson, 21, of Dayton, was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead, the Montgomery County Coroner’s Office confirmed.

Around 2:29 a.m. Montgomery County sheriff’s deputies were called to a report of an unresponsive person in the 4400 block of Saylor Street.

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When they arrived, deputies found a woman, later identified as Johnson, in a red Chevrolet with an apparent gunshot wound, according to the sheriff’s office. Harrison Twp. Fire Department paramedics took the woman to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

The incident was reported approximately an hour after deputies were called to a stabbing nearby.

Around 1:35 a.m., they responded to the 4100 block of Meadowdale Drive and found a man with a stab wound to his back, according to the sheriff’s office. Harrison Twp. paramedics took the man to the hospital and he is in stable condition.

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There is nothing that indicates the two incidents are related, according to the sheriff’s office.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office Special Investigations Unit is handling both investigations.

We will update this story as more information is available.

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