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Gunfire wounds 74-year-old woman in east Detroit

Mark Hicks
The Detroit News

Detroit police are investigating a shooting that wounded a 74-year-old woman Thursday evening on the city’s east side.

The victim was inside her home in the 10700 block of Beaconsfield at about 4 p.m. when someone fired shots through the front door and a window, investigators said in a statement.

One of the bullets struck the woman, whom medics rushed to a nearby hospital. She was listed in serious condition Thursday night, authorities said.

No other injuries were reported. Other details, including a description of the alleged shooter, were not available.

Anyone with tips or information on the incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.