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Woman shot at Huntsville car wash

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HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) -

Huntsville Police and emergency crews responded to a shooting in North Huntsville Tuesday afternoon.

A 25-year-old woman was shot in the buttocks at a car wash at the intersection of Winchester Road and Pulaski Pike around 1:45 p.m.

Investigators said the victim was in the vehicle with the three offenders when she was shot. The are searching for a black SUV.

The victim was taken to Huntsville Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Authorities said the victim was there to conduct an "illicit drug transaction." She entered the SUV, and a man held her at gunpoint and demanded her money. 

Police said she refused, attempted to escape the vehicle, and the offender shot her.

The investigation is ongoing.

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