Police: Woman shot while sleeping inside her southeast Atlanta home

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A 61-year-old woman was shot in the chest and arm while she was sleeping on the couch early Wednesday morning after someone fired shots into her home, according to Atlanta Police. 

Investigators told FOX 5 the incident happened on Kipling Street. 

Authorities said the house was targeted but it is unclear why, and a total of 11 shots were fired. 

The woman was taken in stable condition to Grady Memorial Hospital. 

Police are working to learn if the shooter drove away or escaped on foot. A description of the suspect was not immediately known.

The name of the woman who was shot has not been released.