GOLDSBORO, WAYNE COUNTY -

A Goldsboro woman is recovering in the hospital after police say she was shot during an attempted robbery.

At 1:30 Saturday afternoon, police responded to a shooting at 524 New Hope Road.

Officers found Lori Pate with a gunshot wound.

According to officials, a black male suspect about 5'8" shot Pate while attempting to rob her of her purse.

Pate was transported to Wayne Memorial Hospital, where she's being treated for her injuries. Hospital officials say she is stable.

No word if police have found the suspect.