Woman, 67, shot multiple times while sleeping in her Atlanta home

A woman is hospitalized after police say someone fired shots into her home as she slept early Tuesday morning.

Officers were called to the home on the 200 block of Henry Aaron Avenue SW on a report of a person shot around 2:15 a.m. When they arrived, they found the victim, a 67-year-old woman, with multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim was taken to the hospital listed as stable.

Police said the preliminary investigation found that the woman was sleeping inside the house when someone fired several shots from the outside.

Other people inside the home said they did not know who would shoot at the home or why.

Authorities are continuing their investigation.

>>Check back here for updates on this developing story.

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