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Woman shot in the neck while sleeping at Teralta West-area home

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Posted at 5:56 PM, Sep 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-22 10:27:50-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- San Diego Police are investigating after a woman who was sleeping at a Teralta West home was shot in the neck on Tuesday.

According to police, the shooting happened on the 4200 block of Copeland Avenue just after 5 p.m. The 37-year-old woman was sleeping when she woke up after being shot in the neck.

Police said the woman didn't know who shot her and no suspect information was immediately available.

The woman was taken to the hospital with a shattered mandible and a damaged trachea. She was in serious but stable condition.

San Diego Police are investigating the shooting. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-580-8477.