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Sheriff: Woman shot while in vehicle on I-40 near Raleigh

Posted January 6, 2018 11:07 a.m. EST
Updated January 6, 2018 11:11 a.m. EST

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— A woman was shot early Saturday morning while in her vehicle on Interstate 40, according to the Wake County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called around 6 a.m. to a report of the shooting near where I-40 east and Interstate 440 split.

The sheriff said Tracy Burroughs Newhouse, 43, of New Bern, was shot while she was driving and taken to WakeMed with serious injuries.

Authorities are looking for a silver sedan with tinted windows and a paper tag starting with the letter N. The car is a "vehicle of interest" in the case, the sheriff said.

Anyone with information about the shooting should call 919-856-6911.