(KMOV)-- A woman is hospitalized after she says a man broke into her home and shot her in the leg.
It happened early Tuesday morning in the 2400 block of White Street in Cahokia, Illinois.
The 51-year-old woman told police she was asleep in her bedroom with her boyfriend at the time, when she heard a loud noise.
Authorities say the intruder then came into her bedroom, shot her, and ran from the home.
The victim did not recognize the suspect.
The investigation is ongoing.
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