Elderly female shot and killed while she sat in her south Dallas home

The Dallas Police Department says an elderly female was shot and killed while she sat in her south Dallas home late Thursday night.

Police were called to the scene in the 3700 block of Meyers Street just south of Fair Park in the south Dallas neighborhood.

A 79-year-old female was shot while she sat in her house. She was transported to the hospital, but died as a result of her injuries. Police have not stated any additional circumstances.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 214-283-4828.