62-Year-Old Woman Shot While Asleep in Apartment Near Downtown Miami: Police

A 62-year-old woman was sleeping in her second-floor apartment when she was hit by one of two bullets that shot in through her window Saturday morning.

Her 11-year-old grandson says he was sleeping next his grandmother when both bullets came through the window.

"[One bullet] hit over to the second floor bedroom and [the second bullet] was the one that hit my grandma," the grandson says.

The woman's family says she is a grandmother to 18 children, six of which were inside the apartment. 

City of Miami police and fire rescue responded to the scene at 1680 Northwest 4th Avenue a little after 4 a.m. They found the injured woman and trasported her to Ryder Trauma Center.

According to police, the woman was shot in the arm. 

No further information was provided.

Editor's Note: An earlier version of this story said the victim was 60-years-old. She was in fact 62-years-old. The same version said police believed the shooting was intentional. This was not confirmed by authorities. 

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