Woman shot while riding down I-240

Woman shot while riding down I-240

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - A woman was shot while in a car on Interstate 240.

The man in the car with her pulled over on I-240 westbound near Airways Boulevard and called police.

Memphis Police Department sent more than half a dozen cruisers and an ambulance to the location. The shooting victim was taken to Regional Medical Center in critical condition.

Police shut down the right lane of traffic on the interstate as they investigated the shooting. All lanes are back open at this time.

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Police said the shots were fired from a red four-door vehicle. That vehicle has since driven away.

Investigators are continuing to gather information about who may be responsible and what sparked the shooting.

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