Woman killed in shooting near East Dubuque bar identified

EAST DUBUQUE, Illinois -- A woman was killed in a shooting in the overnight hours of Easter Sunday.

Jennifer L. Miller, 44, of Dubuque, died from her gunshot wound, according to a press release.

The shooting happened near the intersection of Sinsinawa Avenue and 1st Street around 2:45 a.m. on April 21, according to a spokesperson from the East Dubuque Police Department.

That area is just east of the Mississippi River, where several businesses are located.  According to a report by KCRG, witnesses said the shooting happened in front of a bar called The Cave.

No arrests have been made.

An investigation is underway and authorities are asking anyone with information to call 815-747-3913.

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