Woman struck in head when bullet goes through home in Bethlehem, Pa.

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Woman struck in head when bullet goes through Pa. home. Walter Perez reports during Action News at 4:30pm on October 30, 2017.

A woman was struck in the head by a bullet that went through the wall of her home in Bethlehem.

Annie Oscasio, 52, was rushed to the hospital after she was struck while inside her Fairmount Street home on Sunday night.

"She's in God's hands," said her grandmother, Toby Diaz.

The side of the home that was hit borders the grounds of Marvine Elementary School. Investigators believe that Ocasio fell victim to a stray bullet fired during Sunday night's rainstorm.

Diaz says she is heartbroken for her granddaughter whom she describes as kind-hearted and generous.

"She is a good girl. She loves her grandfather and goes to the nursing home twice every day, and goes early 7 o'clock in the morning," Diaz said.

Ocasio was taken to St. Luke's Hospital but has since been transferred to the hospital University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where she remains in serious condition.

Neighbors say the victim lives with her parents, and everyone we spoke with agrees that the Ocasios are a very tightknit family.

Karen Six, who lives next door, says it's hard to find good neighbors like that.

"They're great people. We are close to them, you know, if they need help we are there. If I need help they will help us. I am kind of shook. And it's hard," Six said.

Investigators were back on the scene Monday morning searching for clues and speaking with neighbors. But so far there have been no arrests and no suspects.

Diaz says all she can do now is hope for the best.

"Whatever God has for her, His will, that's what we have to go by."

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

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