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Woman found shot inside car outside Walgreens in Brandon

BRANDON — A woman was found shot inside a vehicle outside a drug store early Monday, according to the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies were called to the Walgreens parking lot at 128 E Brandon Blvd. at about 1:40 a.m. to investigate a report of a woman who had been shot and wounded inside a vehicle. She was taken Brandon Regional Hospital for medical treatment, then flown to Tampa General Hospital.

After interviewing witnesses, deputies learned that the shooting took place at the intersection of Kingsway Road and E Clay Avenue, just a mile from the Walgreens.

Deputies believe the vehicle the victim was traveling in was targeted. Four people were inside the vehicle at the time. No one else in the vehicle was injured. No arrests have been made.

The woman, whose name was not released by the Sheriff's Office, was reported to be in critical condition.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Sheriff's Office at (813) 247-8200. In order to be eligible for a cash reward and remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-8477, go online at or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application.