UPDATE: Woman in stable condition after accidental shooting

RED LION, Pa. (WHTM) — State police are investigating the shooting of a 78-year-old woman.

Police say the woman was shot in the chest while in the bathroom of her West Maple Street home in Red Lion around 3:30 Sunday morning.

Investigators say her husband believed she was an intruder and fired a small caliber handgun.

The woman was taken to York Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. She was in stable condition.

Police believe the husband suffers from a medical condition which may have been a factor.

The shooting is being investigated as accidental. The York County District Attorney’s office will decide whether charges will be filed.

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