The Stephenville Police Department is investigating the shooting of a woman that occurred overnight at the Oak Tree Apartments. 

“Officers responded to a person that had been shot inside one of the units. When officers arrived they found a 19-year-old white female lying inside the unit with an apparent gunshot wound,” states a press release from the SPD. “The female was transported by Stephenville EMS to Clark Field where she was then transported by helicopter to JPS Hospital.”

The woman is in critical condition at this time.

The shooting is under investigation and police are interviewing witnesses.

“Detectives believe that this shooting is related to a report of shots fired that was received at 9:55 p.m. on Dec. 10,” the release states. “The Stephenville Police Department is seeking information from residents on this shooting.”

Police are asking those with any information to contact the department at 254-918-1273 or Crime Stoppers at 254-965-2274.

“The identity of the victim is being withheld at this time pending notifications of family,” states the release. “The Stephenville Police Department will release more information as it becomes available.”