SAN ANTONIO—San Antonio police say a 90-year-old woman has been fatally shot while sitting in her wheelchair inside her home.

Police said Ruth Bateman Clay appeared to have been killed by a bullet fired behind her home that passed through the wall of her bedroom. The police department released a statement Friday requesting the public's assistance.

Police found Clay Thursday after being called to check on her. She had last been seen on Dec. 23, after being dropped off by her church group. She lived alone and police believe the shooting occurred before Christmas.


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