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Woman critically wounded in southwest Indianapolis shooting

Police say they are talking to two persons of interest who came out of the home where the shooting occurred.
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Police investigate a shooting on Earlswood Lane in Indianapolis on Thursday, October 22, 2020.

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman is hospitalized in critical condition following a shooting on the southwest side of Indianapolis Thursday afternoon.

Officers are on the scene of the shooting in the 3100 block of Earlswood Lane, near SR 37 and W. Southport Road. The shooting occurred just before 3 p.m. Thursday.

The victim of the shooting, an adult female, was found outside the home. She was taken to the hospital, where she is listed in critical condition. 

Police say SWAT units are on the scene to clear the home where the shooting occurred "for safety purposes." Two people police are calling "persons of interest" in the case came out of the home peacefully, but police are not calling them suspects at this time.

Investigators say there is no threat to the area.