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Auburn student shot, killed

An Auburn student was shot and killed Tuesday night.

Lauren A. Burk was found by Auburn police at 9:08 p.m. on North College Street suffering from a single gunshot wound.

Burk, 18, was transported to the East Alabama Medical Center where she died.

At approximately 9:30 p.m., Burk's 2001 black Honda Civic was found by police on fire in the Hinton Field Parking lot located on Lem Morrison Drive on the Auburn University campus.

Personnel from the Auburn Fire Division responded and extinguished the fire.

The case is under investigation by the Auburn Police Division with assistance from the Department of Forensic Sciences, the Lee County Sheriff's Office, and the Lee County District Attorney's Office.

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