“She was walking into the house and was ambushed,” she said. “She was shot three times. Once in the shoulder, once in the leg and once in the back of the head.”
Wilson already is a mother to a 3-year-old and 8-year-old. With no leads so far in the case, Roberts hopes someone on Oak Street saw or heard something.
“They’re a coward. To gun down a woman walking into her house — for nothing. For whatever reason it was, there’s no reason for it,” she said.
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While police investigate, family members and friends say they will stay by Wilson’s side.
“We’re not giving up hope,” Roberts said. “She’s gonna pull through. She’s strong.”
A woman in her 20s was found lying on her back in a front yard in the 900 block of Oak Street, suffering from gunshot wounds to her head, left shoulder, stomach and left knee.
She is listed in critical condition.
A caller to police dispatch reported hearing what sounded like gunshots just before 10:30 p.m., a police lieutenant said. The victim was found in a yard.
The woman's condition is not known.
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She has been taken to Springfield Regional Medical Center and likely is to be transferred to Miami Valley Hospital.
According to the lieutenant, police have not identified a suspect and no arrest has been made.
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