Passenger shot in the elbow on I-5 near JBLM

Passenger shot in the elbow on I-5 near JBLM
Troopers said the victim’s car was a gray Dodge Charger. (Washington State Patrol)

Troopers are investigating after a 29-year-old woman was shot in the elbow Thursday while she was a passenger in a car on Interstate -5 near Joint Base Lewis-McChord.

Investigators said at about 5:15 a.m., a suspect vehicle pulled up next to the car and opened fire on northbound I-5 near Exit 120.

Troopers said they are investigating the shooting as a random occurrence.

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The victim was taken to the hospital to be treated.

Troopers said the victim’s car was a gray Dodge Charger.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information is asked to call the Washington State Patrol.