Officers responded to reports of an injured woman near the 900 block of South Jackson Street.

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Police say detectives are investigating a woman’s death near an International District homeless camp after she was found severely injured Wednesday evening.

Officers responded to reports of an injured woman shortly after 6 p.m. near the 900 block of South Jackson Street, according to the Seattle Police Department. The woman had a severe head injury. She was taken to Harborview Medical Center where she was pronounced dead.

Detectives are investigating the incident as an apparent homicide, police said.

The police department described the area as an active crime scene.