Shooter opens fire on car; woman critically injured

INDIANAPOLIS - A woman was rushed to the hospital with gunshot wounds to her chest and face Monday morning after someone fired on the car she was driving.

Indianapolis police (IMPD) said at roughly 3:45 a.m. Monday, a group of four people was in a car in the area of 34th and Hovey streets. The driver was trying to park the car.

Investigators said for some reason, someone opened fire on the car, with roughly five bullets hitting it.

The driver, a woman, was struck in the face and chest by gunfire. The people with her took over the wheel and rushed her to Methodist Hospital. She's in critical condition.

There are no details at this point on the identity of the victim, or whether this was a random shooting.

Investigators did say they were searching for the shooter or shooters.

As of 6 a.m. Monday, crime-scene technicians were still at the location of the shooting conducting their investigation.

If you have information on this shooting, you’re urged to report it to police at 317-327-3811. You can also always report information anonymously via Crime Stoppers at 317-262-8477 (TIPS). Tips can also be texted with "INDYCS" to 274637.

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