A 14-year-old girl was seriously injured in Acre pre-dawn Saturday night after sustaining a gunshot wound to the head.

“Around 4 a.m. the girl was hit in the head by a stray bullet,” police said in a statement. “The girl, who lives on the third floor (of an apartment building) on Herzl Street, apparently heard gunfire, went up to the window and was hit.”

The wounded teenager was evacuated to the Western Galilee Hospital in Nahariya where she underwent surgery.

Police said they had opened an investigation into the incident.