Woman Shot as She Stood in Front of Southwest Side Home

A 51 year old woman is hospitalized in serious condition after she was shot in the head as she stood in front of her home on the southwest side early today, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Police were called about midnight to Red Hawk Street, which is off Old Pearsall Road, on a report of a shooting.

When they arrived, they found the woman lying on the ground, bleeding from a wound to the face.Witnesses told police a car pulled up in front of the house, and somebody inside pulled a gun and opened fire.

Police don't now whether the woman was the intended victim, whether they thought they were shooting at somebody else, or whether it was a random attack.

The woman is expected to survive.  Police have no suspects and no motive.

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