IMPD: Woman shot while sleeping; investigators don’t believe she was the intended target

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – IMPD officers say a woman who was shot while sleeping on the city’s east side is not believed to be the “intended target” in this case.  Police say they believe the bullets came from outside her home.

Officers were called to Maura Lane, near Post Road and 38th Street, just before 2 a.m. Tuesday. When they got there, they found a 37-year-old woman in her living room with two gunshot wounds.

The woman told police she was asleep in her bed when she was shot by someone outside. She was rushed to Eskenazi after the shooting. At last check, police say she’s considered to be in “stable” condition.

Police say the victim’s house, a neighbor’s house and car had multiple bullet holes.
A witness told police that she saw two males shooting from across the street.
Two possible suspects are listed on the police report, a 16 year old and 19 year old. Officers have not given any other information about them.

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