Woman struck by gunfire while asleep inside NC home

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MECKLENBURG COUNTY, N.C. — Police are investigating after they said someone shot into a family’s home in east Mecklenburg County overnight, hitting a woman inside.

Police said they were called to the home on Shiny Meadow Lane around 1 a.m. after receiving a 911 call that a woman had been shot.

After talking to witnesses, police determined that several men were outside the home shooting at a fence — possibly target practicing — and one of those bullets went through the woman’s home and hit her in the leg.

She was transported to Carolinas Medical Center where her husband said she was in intensive care.

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