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ISP detectives investigating after motorist shot on I-70 near Post Road

A woman was shot while driving a  car in an Indianapolis incident.


About 2:30 pm Thursday, the Indiana State Police responded to reports of a vehicle being shot at on I-70 westbound at the 89.6-mile marker, which is between I-465 and Post Road. Upon arrival a 21-year-old adult female from Grant County was located inside of that vehicle with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.


She was transported to a local hospital and at the time of this release, her condition was not known.  An adult male was also in the vehicle, but he was not hit by gunfire.


Preliminary investigation by Indiana State Police Detectives determined the adult female was driving a passenger car on I-70 when they were allegedly shot at by someone in another vehicle.  After being hit by gunfire, the driver drove onto the inner shoulder where her vehicle struck and came to rest against the center wall.


At this time investigators do not have a description of the suspect or the suspect vehicle. Anyone traveling in the area of I-70 between I-465 and Post Road around 2:25 p.m. who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact the Indiana State Police at (317) 899-8577 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at (317) 262-TIPS (8477).


The investigation is ongoing and there is no further information to release at this time.