Fayetteville woman hit by stray bullet

Police say a Fayetteville woman was hit in the head Sunday night by a bullet that came through the wall of her apartment.
June 24, 2013 3:02:25 PM PDT
Police say a Fayetteville woman was hit in the head Sunday night by a bullet that came through the wall of her apartment.

It happened around 10:30 in the 6400 block of Applecross Drive.

The victim told investigators she was sitting at a computer in her living room when she thought she'd been hit by lightning because it was stormy at the time.

She and a friend then spotted a bullet hole in a wall shared with an adjacent apartment.

Police identified the woman as 57-year-old Lillian Acala. Acala was taken to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center where she was listed in stable condition.

Police said they are looking for a person of interest who goes by the name "Champ" and is known to frequent the area of Applecross Avenue.

He is described as a black male between 25 and 30 years old. He is 5'8" ? 5'9' and weighs between 200 and 225 lbs. He was last seen wearing a FUBU jersey and blue jeans. Police said he has unkempt hair and a beard.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (910) 483-TIPS (8477).

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