CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Chester police say Diana Davis, a 62-year-old woman, was killed when she was struck by gunfire while driving Monday afternoon. Police were called to the area of 9th & Tilghman Streets around 1 p.m. for a reported car crash.
Upon arrival, officers found a gray Ford Fusion had struck a pole. Police say Davis was unresponsive.READ MORE: Elderly Man, Woman Killed In West Philadelphia Multi-Home Fire, Police Say
Police found two bullet holes in the car — one in the passenger side door and another in the trunk. Paramedics arrived on scene and found Davis had been shot in the side.READ MORE: Pennsylvania Lottery Generates $1.3 Billion In Sales To Benefit Seniors
She was transported to a local hospital and was later pronounced dead.
Police say numerous shell casings were found in the area of 9th Street and Central Avenue. A vehicle occupied by two women and a 1-year-old child was also struck by gunfire in the area. No one in that vehicle was injured.MORE NEWS: Thursday's Storms Break Record For Most Tornadoes In Tri-State Area In Single Day
If you have any information on the shooting, you are asked to call police.