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Woman found shot in back in her own home in Las Cruces

A woman in her 20’s was shot in the back and wounded in her own home in Las Cruces overnight, police said.

It happened in the 1400 block of Branding Iron Circle, near Main Street and South Valley Drive.

Officers responded to a call of shots fire at the home around 1 a.m. and found the injured woman when they arrived.

Police spokesman Dan Trujillo said the woman was hospitalized with what he described as a non-life threatening wound.

No arrests have been made in the incident and police were investigating what led up to the shooting.

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