A 60-year-old woman was shot in the arm as she slept Friday in her DeKalb County home.

Woman, 60, shot while sleeping in DeKalb County home

A 60-year-old woman was asleep in her DeKalb County apartment early Friday when a bullet came crashing through her bedroom window.

“At about 2:30 a.m., the 60-year-old victim advised she was sleeping when she heard a gunshot and then immediately felt pain in her right arm,” DeKalb police spokeswoman Shiera Campbell said.

A woman was asleep when in her bedroom at the Spring Valley Apartment Homes when a bullet came through her window, hitting her. She is expected to be OK. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

An officer responding to the Spring Valley Apartment Homes in the 2800 block of Misty Waters Drive near Decatur found a single bullet hole through the woman’s window. She is expected to recover.

Police are now investigating the incident. 

“No suspects were seen and no one is in custody,” Campbell said.

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