Police: Woman in critical condition after being shot by sister

Posted at 4:18 PM, Jun 19, 2015
and last updated 2015-06-19 16:18:43-04

BENTON HARBOR, Mich. — A 29-year-old woman is in critical condition Friday after Benton Harbor Police say she was shot by her sister.

According to a release, Akuya Dixon, 23, was arrested and is facing charges of attempted murder, domestic violence and felony firearm after allegedly shooting her sister, Camelia Dixon.

The shooting was reported at roughly 9:15 a.m. in the 1200 block of Broadway, police said in a release.   Camelia was shot in her lower left side after an argument and was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police said they recovered the 9mm handgun used in the shooting.