PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A pregnant woman is recovering after she was shot during a terrifying home invasion in Philadelphia’s Kensington section.
It happened in the 3000 block of North Front Street just before 3 a.m. Wednesday.READ MORE: Pennsbury School Board President Details Violent Threats Made Against Board Members
Officers say the woman and her boyfriend were woken up by two to three men who had forced their way into their home.
The woman confronted one of the men — and that is when police say she was shot in the thigh.READ MORE: 7-Year-Old Boy Killed In Strawberry Mansion Hit-And-Run, Police Say
“The female exited the bedroom first to see what was going on, and as soon as she opened her door, she was confronted by two, at least two, other males and they actually struggled over the bedroom door,” said Philadelphia Police Chief Insp. Scott Small.
The woman is in stable condition.
Two other children, ages 3 and 6, were also inside at the time, they were not injured.MORE NEWS: Accused Jefferson University Hospital Shooter Stacey Hayes Found Unfit To Stand Trial
Her boyfriend was also uninjured — he was taken to East Detectives for questioning.