Gunfire Critically Wounds Woman Sitting in Car with Toddler, Two Others

A woman was in critical condition after someone shot up a car she was in with two other women and a toddler in Philadelphia's Hunting Park neighborhood overnight.

The shooting happened in the early hours Sunday morning. Police said the victim was in a car near 13th and Butler streets with her mother, her sister and a 2-year-old child when someone fired several shots at the car, critically wounding the woman.

The car the woman was in then crashed into another vehicle, police said. Spent shell casings littered the street and sidewalk where the shooting occurred.

No other serious injuries were reported in the shooting or crash, but two men in the other car were treated at a local hospital.

Police did not say what motivated the shooting or release any details about the victim's identity.

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