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A Fort Worth woman was shot with a shotgun. The suspect is her boyfriend, police say.

A Fort Worth woman was found with wounds from a shotgun shell early Saturday morning, and the man suspected of shooting her is her boyfriend, police said.

The woman’s injuries were not critical, police said, and she was taken to a local hospital. The suspect fled the scene on foot and remains at large.

Police responded around 3 a.m. to the 4900 block of Lovell Avenue for a reported shooting, according to a police call log. Officers then found the woman, who had been shot, police said.

Her wounds were “from the shot gun birdshot,” a type of ammunition used in hunting, police said.

More than 10 units responded to the scene Saturday morning, according to the call log.

No arrests had been made in connection with the incident as of Saturday evening.

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Jack Howland is a breaking news and enterprise reporter. Before coming to the Star-Telegram in May 2019, he worked for two and a half years as a breaking news reporter at the Poughkeepsie Journal in New York. He’s a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.