Woman suffers self-inflicted gunshot wound while defending her home
New information from Grafton Police reveals the woman shot during an attempted home invasion burglary suffered an accidental self-inflicted gunshot wound while defending herself.
We spoke with the victim Wednesday, 48-year-old Kristine Moberg.
While she did not want to go on camera, she says she is doing fine.
The home invasion burglary happened around 11:00 Tuesday morning at 441 Western Avenue in Grafton.
WDAZ spoke with Moberg's daughter Tressa Wednesday off camera.
She says her mother, Kristine Moberg, was on the phone when she saw someone trying to enter her home.
Moberg apparently fired one gunshot at the intruder.
She accidentally discharged a second round, which pierced her lower leg.The intruder left the scene on foot.Police now say Moberg did not believe the suspect was armed.Moberg was transferred to Unity Medical Center in Grafton, then Altru Hospital in Grand Forks.Police say they have a person of interest, but have not made an arrest.
Grafton Assistant Police Chief Anthony Dumas said, "at this point we're not going to identify any information regarding him. We're still asking the public if anyone has any information or anybody witnessed anything to come forward and speak to law enforcement about it."
Family and police say Moberg did not know the intruder.Investigators say the public is not in any immediate danger from this incident.