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78-year-old woman in critical condition after shooting in south Lincoln, police say
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78-year-old woman in critical condition after shooting in south Lincoln, police say

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Crime Scene, 06.20

Investigators talk Sunday at the scene of a shooting at a home near 18th and Dakota streets that left a 78-year-old woman in critical condition.

A 78-year-old woman is in critical condition after she was shot in the head Sunday morning, according to the Lincoln Police Department.

Officers responded to a house near 18th and Dakota streets around 6:25 a.m., and found the woman with life-threatening injuries, Capt. Benjamin Kopsa said. The woman was taken to a hospital and remains hospitalized.

The woman's husband is the suspect in the shooting and was arrested following the incident, Kopsa said.

LPD is still investigating.

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Luna Stephens is a journalism student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln who is originally from Lawrence, Kansas and is passionate about the transformative power of journalism.

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