Woman shot while driving on Florida Turnpike

24-year-old struck in hand, leg

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A woman driving on the Florida Turnpike on Saturday was shot by someone in another vehicle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol.

The 24-year-old woman was in the right lane in Broward County when a vehicle pulled up alongside her. She told investigators she heard multiple gunshots. One of the bullets went through her left hand and into her right leg.

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Another bullet struck the woman's front fender. She was taken to a hospital with serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

The other vehicle continued driving south on the highway. Investigators don’t know the identities of the occupants.