DETROIT (FOX 2) - A woman was struck several times on I-94 after the Uber ride she was in was targeted in a shooting early Friday. State police responded to the westbound lanes near Livernois following reports of a shooting on the freeway.
The highway was reopened police closed it to canvass for evidence as they continue investigating the shooting.
The 34-year-old victim was initially picked up from her home in Detroit. She was seated in the back of the Uber when a dark sedan pulled alongside them and began firing shots into the passenger side of the vehicle.
MSP Lt. Mike Shaw said a trooper put a tourniquet on her before getting her to the hospital.
"We are not hearing anything about a road rage or anything like that one of the things we are going to be looking at is if she was followed," Shaw said.
State police canvass westbound I-94 after shooting.
The Uber driver was not struck and police say it appears he does not have anything to do with the shooting.
Shaw said they'll be reviewing license plate readers as they search for the shooter.
"The technology that we have now, I still have no idea why people want to try anything. We are going to catch them eventually just a matter of time," Shaw said. "If you have something you want to say get yourself an attorney and come talk to us."