Woman shot by burglars fleeing her apartment in Lawrence

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LAWRENCE, Ind. – A woman was shot after interrupting a burglary inside her apartment early this morning.

Police responded to a shooting just after 3 a.m. at the Maison Gardens apartments near East 42nd Street and North Post Road.

Officers found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound at the scene. She was awake and talking when medics transported her to the hospital.

Police tell us the incident started as a residential burglary. The woman woke up after hearing noises in the apartment, and when she got up to check it out, she interrupted the burglars.

Two men fled, and one of them fired a shot into the apartment from outside, hitting the woman in the stomach. She is in serious condition, but she is expected to survive.

Police tell us the woman described seeing two men, but she was unable to provide additional suspect descriptions.
Anyone with information about this is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 317-262-TIPS

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