Deputies investigating drive-by shooting in Lowndes County

Posted at 4:35 PM, Sep 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-10 13:48:50-04

LOWNDES COUNTY, Fla. (WTXL) - A woman is recovering following a drive by shooting in Lowndes County.

Deputies have confirmed that shooting took place near the corner of Bethany and Val Del Road.

The victim was in her car at a stop sign last week, when another car pulled up behind her and began shooting. She then drove into a field while trying to get away.

We spoke with the victim's brother, who shared that his sister is in stable condition. He says she was not directly hit by the bullets fired, but she was hurt.

The extent of her injuries are unclear.

A homeowner in the area said that crime in the neighborhood is unusual.

The victim's brother also shared that the family believes this incident was not random. They believe she was followed from her job.

The sheriff's department has not confirmed this. This incident is still under investigation.