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64-year-old Pontiac woman injured from gun fire while washing dishes inside her home

Posted at 5:50 PM, May 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-01 22:26:21-04

A 64-year-old woman is recovering after three suspects were seen shooting off bullets in a residential area.

According to a release, the victim was standing inside of her home washing dishes when suddenly a bullet entered the house, shattering the dish she was holding and resulting in a cut to her arm.

Deputies responded to the 100 block of N. Anderson Street on a report that gun shots had been fired. The 911 caller said that several subjects were shooting at a residence on S. Marshall Street before fleeing northbound on foot. 

Officers found spent shell casings on the ground in the area. After learning that a person had been injured from the shooting, police found that the woman had arrived at St. Joseph's Mercy Hospital with a wound. 

Police say it's unknown if the cut to the victim's arm was caused by the bullet or a piece of the broken dish she was washing. 

Witnesses say the suspects fled in a gray SUV.