LaPorte Police are investigating after a shooting on the city’s west side, Monday night.
Officers were called to the 1300 block of Wright Avenue around 9:30 p.m. to a report of shots being fired. Witnesses helped officers located the victim of the shooting incident in the back yard of the residence.
The 31-year-old woman was described in the police report as conscious when officers arrived, but was bleeding at the scene. She was transported to IU Health LaPorte Hospital and eventually transported to South Bend Memorial Hospital for additional treatment.
The victim remains in critical, but stable, condition. Officers believe they have a suspect identified, but are not releasing a name at this time.
An investigation is ongoing.