The Times-Tribune

Shot hits woman looking out window

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Authoritie­s in eastern Pennsylvan­ia are investigat­ing a gunshot that struck a woman in the head as she was looking out a window of her Allentown home.

Capt. Bill Reinik said the 51-year-old woman survived the 2:15 a.m. Saturday shooting when the small-caliber round pierced the skin but not the bone. She was hospitaliz­ed with moderate injuries and is expected to recover.

Capt. Reinik said detectives believe the victim was targeted for some reason.

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