Woman in critical condition after being shot on near northwest side

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. -- A woman is in critical condition after she was shot early Monday morning.

Shortly after 12:30 a.m., officers were dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of Herbert Street, on the near northwest side, on a report of a person shot.

IMPD Captain Michael Elder said a woman, approximately 39 years old, was transported to Eskenazi Hospital in critical condition.

It's unclear how the shooting happened, but the victim was throwing a pot of water out the door when she was hit. The woman wasn't able to talk to investigators after the shooting.

Detectives talked to potential witnesses at the scene and said there is no information about a suspect yet.

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