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Police: Woman, 77, shot in Winton Hills home invasion may face drug charges

Police investigate home invasion, shooting in Winton Hills (PHOTO: FOX19/Dave Smith) Police investigate home invasion, shooting in Winton Hills (PHOTO: FOX19/Dave Smith)
WINTON HILLS, OH (FOX19) -

A 77-year-old woman who was shot during a home invasion in Winton Hills Wednesday afternoon may now be facing drug charges.

The shooting happened around 5:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Kings Run Road.

According to authorities, the woman's home has been on officers' radar for quite some time. Officials wouldn't elaborate on why they were watching the house or what charges she could face.

The woman told police that three suspects walked into her home and demanded money. When she said she didn't have anything, they reportedly shot her in the leg.

She was transported to University of Cincinnati Medical Center and is expected to be okay.

The suspects fled the seen without taking anything. They are still on the loose.

"Right now we are treating it as a burglary gone bad," said Cincinnati Police Lt. Maurice Robinson.

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