The police have confirmed the death of a Ghanaian woman, 41, who was shot dead by unidentified persons on Cambridge Street in Worcester, Massachusetts.
The victim was pronounced dead at the hospital she was rushed to, Asaaseradio.com reported.
The second victim, also a woman who suffered from gunshot wounds, was taken to the hospital but was less injured.
Neighbours confirmed the two women were from Ghana and active members of the West African business community in Worcester, adding that the victim had two young children who lived with her at the Cambridge Street home.
But the police did not release the identity of the woman in its statement.
Meanwhile, the police say they are looking for a red Toyota Camry that was seen leaving the scene while they investigate what led to the shooting.