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Woman hit by stray bullet while inside her own home

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WASHINGTON COUNTY, Va. – Virginia State Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting in Washington County that happened on Saturday. 

Authorities said that the incident happened around 6 p.m. at the 19400 block of Woodland Hill Road, where a 33-year-old woman was inside her home when she was struck by a bullet that hit the side of her home. 

Virginia State Police said that a 41-year-old neighbor was target shooting when the bullet went astray and hit the nearby home. The woman was transported to Johnston Memorial Hospital.

The investigation is ongoing. 


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