Houston shooting: 2 women injured on North Freeway near Beltway 8

Houston police are investigating after a driver and her passenger were shot on the I-45 North Freeway early Saturday morning.

The shooting occurred in the southbound lanes near Beltway 8 around 1 a.m.

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According to police, the women, believed to be in their 30s, were reportedly traveling southbound when a silver car cut them off, and someone in the silver car started shooting.

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The passenger was shot in her neck and chin area, police say, and the driver was shot in the legs and possibly her torso and arm.

They were both transported to the hospital.

There is no further description of the other vehicle. The investigation continues.