GALVESTON COUNTY, Texas – An investigation is ongoing after officers in Galveston County said a woman was struck with multiple gunshot wounds inside a disabled SUV early Sunday.
It happened on I-45 Gulf Freeway southbound near FM 519 in La Marque shortly before midnight.
According to La Marque PD, officers initially received a call of a stalled vehicle on the highway. When they arrived, police said officers found a black Kia SUV riddled with bullet holes with a woman inside.
La Marque PD said the woman was apparently struck multiple times by gunfire while driving on the highway.
She was rushed to the hospital where she later died soon after arriving at the emergency room. Her identity was not released.
Police are investigating whether the woman was targeted or possibly shot due to road rage. She was the only person inside the vehicle at the time of the shooting.
A description of the suspect is not available.
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