Man asleep in bed shot through house wall by assault weapon

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By Lindy Thackston

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (August 20, 2014) - A 19-year-old man was shot through a house wall on the city's near northeast side Wednesday morning.

The shooting happened around 1 a.m. in the 2600 block of Hillside Avenue.

The victim is stable at Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health after suffering a graze wound to the hand and a wound to the knee. He was transported to Riley due to previous medical treatments he received there.

According to police, at least seven shots were fired from an assault weapon.

The victim's family says they have no idea why their house was targeted. No one else in the home was hurt.

If you have any information, contact IMPD.