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Rock Island police: Woman shot while driving Saturday

Child inside the vehicle was not injured, police say
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Published: Nov. 22, 2020 at 8:27 AM CST
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. (KWQC) - The Rock Island Police Department is investigating a shooting that left a woman injured Saturday.

Just after 5 p.m., Saturday, Rock Island officers were on patrol at the Century Woods Apartments when they heard multiple gunshots in the 1300 block of 5th Street.

Officers learned a 23-year-old Rock Island woman was driving her vehicle on 5th Street when an unknown person standing in the complex shot at her vehicle, striking it numerous times, police said in a media release.

The woman suffered a gunshot wound to her face. Her one-year-old child, who was inside the vehicle, was not injured, police said in the release.

The woman was treated at a local hospital and then transferred to a hospital out of the area. Her injuries are not believed to be life-threatening, police said in the release.

Police ask anyone with information to call the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2715 or Crime Stoppers of the Quad Cities at 309-762-9500.

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