The woman was discovered Friday morning in the driver’s seat of a vehicle across from Obama Early Learning and Preschool Academy on Glenwood Road. The scene was cleared by 7 a.m.
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Photo: JOHN SPINK / JSPINK@AJC.COM

Woman shot in parking lot of DeKalb day care tried to drive away, police say

A woman was rushed to a hospital after DeKalb County police found her shot inside a vehicle Friday morning. 

The victim, who police believe is in her 30s, was discovered in the driver’s seat of a vehicle stopped in the 4300 block of Glenwood Road, across the street from a day care, police spokeswoman Michaela Vincent said. 

She was taken to the hospital in critical condition and was stable as of Friday afternoon. 

According to Channel 2 Action News, the woman was shot about 4:30 a.m. in the parking lot of the Obama Early Learning and Preschool Academy and got into her vehicle to try to get away. She crashed into a tree, the news station reported.

No suspects are in custody, Vincent said. Investigators are still working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. 

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