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Watertown police cruiser on May 29. Kara Dry/Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — A woman suffered a gunshot wound to the head Tuesday night during a domestic incident on East Main Street.

According to city police, officers were dispatched to 221 E. Main St. at about 10:50 p.m. for the domestic. As officers exited their patrol vehicle, they heard a single gunshot coming from the front of the residence.

Officers found a 32-year-old unconscious woman with a gunshot wound to the head. As of Wednesday, city police are still investigating the nature in which she was shot. The woman was treated at the scene by city firefighters and personnel from Guilfoyle Ambulance Services. She was taken to Samaritan Medical Center then flown by helicopter to Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse.

A weapon was recovered from the scene and detectives have interviewed witnesses. There is no threat to the public, according to city police. The incident remains under investigation. As of Wednesday, the woman was still in critical condition.

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