Suspect Tries to Take Woman’s Purse, Shoots Her During Struggle

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Police say that a woman was shot in midtown Sacramento after a suspect tried to take her purse late Friday night.

The assault happened just after 10:30 p.m., near 27th and H streets. The suspect was said to have approached the woman and tried to grab her purse.

When the woman wouldn’t let go, the suspect shot her in the upper body.

The woman was taken to the hospital and is said to be in stable condition. She was able to keep the suspect from taking her purse.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Sacramento Police Department at (916) 264-5471.

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