Apparent long-distance shot across Summit Lake hits woman in head inside her home

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Police believe a 25-year-old woman was shot in the head through the front window of her home in Summit Lake from across the lake, the Akron Police Department said Tuesday.
Akron Fire Department responded to a home on the 1600 block of Summit Lake Boulevard just before midnight Monday and found the woman with a gunshot wound to the head, according to a press release.
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She was taken to the Cleveland Clinic Akron General, where she is in critical condition.
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Akron police officers said they found a bullet hole that shattered a front-facing window of the home. They also said they found 9mm cases at a boat dock at the Summit Lake Community Center, which is across the lake from the woman's home. Police said it appears someone fired a gun and the bullet hit the woman.
The man who called 9-1-1 said he found the woman injured and called an ambulance, according to police.
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Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Agency at 330-375-2490 or 330-375-2TIP, Summit County Crimestoppers at 330-434-COPS, or message TIPSCO with tips at 274637. Callers can remain anonymous.
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This article originally appeared in Akron Beacon Journal: Woman shot in head through window of home in Summit Lake, Akron

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