Woman shot, critically wounded in Arlington

ARLINGTON, Wash. - Police in Arlington say a woman who was shot and wounded Tuesday afternoon is in critical condition.

City spokeswoman Kristin Banfield said several 911 calls about "shots fires" came in just before 3 p.m. Police arrived at the scene, which Banfield would only say is located in a residential area, and found a woman who had been shot at least once.

The circumstances of the shooting were not immediately known.

The unidentified woman was flown to Harborview Medical Center in Seattle.