DOCENA, Ala. (WIAT) — A woman was shot while driving through a neighborhood early Sunday morning.

Deputies received a call of shots fired on 7th Street in the Docena community on Sunday at 2:30 a.m. When deputies arrived at the scene, they found a 20-year-old woman suffering from a gunshot wound. 

The woman said she was driving when someone shot at her from another vehicle.

Deputies provided medical assistance until paramedics arrived.  The woman was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. 

Sheriff’s detectives are investigating this shooting. They are asking that if anyone has additional information, please call the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office at 205-325-1450.