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Police: Driver injured in crossfire shooting that erupted near busy Philadelphia rec center

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Authorities say a woman was hit by gunfire when she unknowingly drove through a street shootout between two groups. PHILADELPHIA - Police say they are investigating a shooting that left one woman injured as she was driving home from work in North Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

At around 7:10 p.m., police say they received a call about a shooting on the 3100 block of North 22nd Street. After arriving to the scene, police say they located a woman in a car who was suffering a gunshot wound.

Authorities say the victim was traveling north down 22nd Street when she came across large crowds of people running in the area.

The victim, not realizing there was a shootout going on between two groups of people who were firing shots from opposite sides of the sidewalk, drove through the crowd and ended up getting shot. MORE HEADLINESSuspect drives U-Haul onto guarded, private lot in Bridesburg and steals food truck, other appliancesGloucester County man, 51, arrested for animal cruelty, police say3 students sent to hospital after school bus crash in West Philadelphia, officials sayA bullet went through the victim's driver side door, striking her in the left thigh, officials say.

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