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Woman shot in abdominal area during altercation

Posted at 5:40 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 21:46:54-04

WACO, TX — A woman has been hospitalized after she was shot during an altercation.

Around 5 p.m., officers were dispatched to the 900 block of North 24th Street regarding a shooting.

When officers arrived, they found a woman at the scene with a gunshot to the abdominal area. She was transported to a local hospital where she is being treated.

Further into the investigation, officers learned there was a total of three people involved in an altercation, including the victim. The other two people involved were men.

Police say at some point during the altercation, multiple gunshots were exchanged between the two men. It was during that time when the woman was struck by at least one round.

Both men are in custody and are being interviewed by the Waco Police Department's Special Crimes Division and the Family Violence Unit.

This is an ongoing and active investigation. Police say it is still unclear what charges will be filed, if any. More information will be released as it becomes available.