Elderly woman accidentally shot by grandson in violent domestic dispute

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Richmond Police say an elderly woman is fighting for her life this morning after accidentally being shot by a family member.

This happened on East 20th Street just after midnight.

The 101-year-old woman was at home in her hospital bed when her grandsons got into an argument. Authorities say shots were fired, one of which hit the woman in her neck.

The victim was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. We are told that she did make it through surgery.

Charges have yet to be filed.

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