LAKELAND, Fla. (WFLA) – Police are investigating after a woman was shot and killed in Lakeland on Sunday night.

The shooting happened in the 1000 block of Monroe Avenue around 9 p.m. Sunday.

Police said detectives are working to gather information from witnesses in the area.

Those with information are being asked to call detectives at 863.834.6966.

8 On Your Side spoke with neighbors who live in the area who were shocked to wake up and hear the news. They said this is very unusual for this neighborhood.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.