Hopewell woman shot in the neck while sitting on her couch

HOPEWELL, Va. -- A 62-year-old woman is in the hospital after being shot while sitting on her couch early Saturday morning.

Officers responded to the 2100 block of Cloverdale Avenue for a report of a shooting. The woman reported that she was sitting on the couch when she felt a sudden pain in her neck. The investigation revealed that an unknown suspect fired a single shot through her window and struck her in the back of the neck.

The woman was transported to VCU Medical Center where her treatment continues at this time.

Police say there is no known motive for this shooting and are asking for any information that may lead to the arrest of the suspect.

Any persons with information on the crime are asked to either contact the Hopewell Police Department at 541-2222 or the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202.