Ontario: A 20-year-old woman was shot in the head while driving in Burlington on Monday morning, leaving her badly injured. Halton Region police are investigating the case and are also asking witnesses to come forward.

The woman was leaving the Playground Gym parking lot on Century Drive near QEW on Appleby Line in her vehicle when multiple shots were fired at her vehicle and one of the bullets hit her head, police said. The woman was taken to a hospital by paramedics where her condition was stated to be critical but stable.

Police believe that suspect was standing outside a light coloured vehicle when shots were fired at the woman’s vehicle.

The suspect fled north of Century Drive towards South Service Road. It is not yet known why the woman and her vehicle were targeted, police said adding that investigation is underway.

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