A woman in her thirties told police she was shot by her boyfriend in their east side home overnight, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.
An officer was taking a report about another offense at Vargas and MLK shortly before midnight, when the victim ran to him bleeding from gunshot wounds to the arm and the stomach.
She said her boyfriend had shot her during an argument, and he was still inside their home on S.Gevers St, armed, and with five young children in the house.
The officer called in backup, but as police approached the home, the suspect came outside with his hands up and surrendered.
The children were not hurt and will be placed with relatives.
The suspect will face charges of aggravated assault.. The victim was rushed to SAMMC with non life threatening wounds.