15-year-old girl shot by stray bullet while in bed in Southeast Houston

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Authorities said a 15-year-old girl is hospitalized after being struck by a stray bullet while sleeping in their Southeast Houston home.

According to the Houston Police, at about 3:00 a.m., the teen was inside an apartment located on Winkler Drive close to Milredge Street when she was hit.

Officials disclosed the teen was sleeping on her bed when she was struct to the leg by a bullet that came through the wall of the apartment.

She was transported to the Ben Taub Hospital and is in a stable condition, reports said.

Investigators are using the ShotSpotter to investigate the incident.