TOPSFIELD (CBS) – A 64-year-old woman was rushed to the hospital after she was shot and wounded inside a Topsfield home on Saturday afternoon.

The shooting occurred on Juniper Lane around 4:30 p.m. Police were seen closely analyzing evidence on the ground outside after the shooting.

topsfield woman shot in home Woman Shot And Wounded In Topsfield Home, Police Say

Police are investigating after a woman was shot in a Topsfield home. (WBZ-TV)

One investigator used a metal detector to search a nearby area.

When emergency responders arrived, they found “a female victim age 64 that had a single gunshot wound to the chest,” said Topsfield Police Chief Evan Haglund.

Police do not believe the woman’s wounds are life-threatening, Haglund said.

topsfield shooting woman shot Woman Shot And Wounded In Topsfield Home, Police Say

Investigators were seen at this Topsfield home after a woman was shot. (WBZ-TV)

The chief says a relative was also in the house but there’s no word of any arrest.

The victim was sent to Beverly Hospital and then transferred to a Boston hospital.

Police are investigating.

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