Woman is shot and seriously injured after ex-boyfriend followed her and fired gun into vehicle

Crime in Indianapolis
Person in "serious condition" after being shot on Indy's northwest side

Scene of shooting at West 38th Street on the northwest side of Indianapolis (Photo By Sterling Hicks)

INDIANAPOLIS — A woman is in “serious condition” after a shooting on the northwest side of Indianapolis, according to the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department.

At about 5:20 p.m. Monday, police were called to the 5500 block of West 38th Street.

Officers arrived to discover a woman had been shot in a vehicle while stopped at an intersection.

Police said the shooting was a result of a domestic situation and that officers believe an ex-boyfriend to be the shooter.

Police said the ex-boyfriend followed the woman and exited his vehicle while the woman was sitting in the intersection of 38th and Moller and fired a gun into the car she was a passenger in.

Police said the woman was taken to the hospital in serious condition.

The shooter was spotted fleeing the scene in a brown or tan colored SUV southbound on Moller Road.

This is a developing story and will be updated once more information is available.

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