NoLibs Woman Shot in Head After Answering Door

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    NBC10's Vai Sikahema reports that two cameras that could have gave police leads in the search for the man that attacked a woman and shot her in the head were not working at the time. Investigators hope that a nearby police camera will help them. (Published Wednesday, July 31, 2013)

    A woman is recovering after police say she was assaulted and then shot by an unknown gunman in the Northern Liberties section of the city.

    The victim, identified as 26-year-old Anaya Guzman, was inside her home on the 100 block of West Girard Avenue around 7:45 p.m. when she heard a knock at her door. When she answered, police say an unidentified man struck her in the head and then forced her up the stairs. Once they reached the top, the suspect allegedly shot her in the head and then fled the scene.

    Woman Shot in Head at NoLibs Home

    [PHI] Woman Shot in Head at NoLibs Home
    Police are searching for the suspect that forced his way into a woman's Northern Liberties home, assaulted her and then shot the 26-year-old in the head. The woman was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where she is in critical, but stable condition. NBC10's Monique Braxton spoke with her roommate about her condition. (Published Wednesday, July 31, 2013)

    Guzman was found bleeding and slumped over in the stairwell by a passerby. She was taken to Hahnemann Hospital where she is in critical but stable condition. Guzman told police that she did not know the identity of her attacker. According to Guzman's relative Janina Rodriguez, the suspect stole money from her.

    "She says he did rob her," Rodriguez said. "He took her money. I don't think he took her dog but I don't know where he is right now. We're looking for the dog." 

    NoLibs Woman Shot in the Head

    [PHI] NoLibs Woman Shot in the Head
    Police are on the hunt for a man who attacked and shot a woman in the head after she answered her door. NBC10's George Spencer has the details. (Published Wednesday, July 31, 2013)

    Police have not yet revealed a description of the suspect. They continue to investigate.

    If you have any information on this incident, please call Philadelphia Police.

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