(New Carlisle, IN) - Police are investigating a stray bullet hitting 25-year-old woman during a graduation party in New Carlisle. It happened on Barn Owl Court, according to St. Joseph County Police.
The victim, whose name has not been released, felt a sudden impact then realized something tore through her clothing and broke her skin. She reportedly didn’t know she had been shot until she returned home to Ohio. The bullet was found lodged in her hip by a doctor cleaning the infected wound.
Police were notified of the incident on May 10 but report no leads after speaking with witnesses and neighbors.