St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - A woman died in the hospital Friday after being struck in the back of the head with a bullet fired from a man in a passing car.
The woman has been identified as 26-year-old Qualisha Mitchell.
St. Louis Homicide detectives say around 10:45 p.m. Thursday the victim, a passenger in a car driving in the 5500 block of Natural Bridge was hit by a bullet fired from a person in a car that drove alongside.
The driver of the car the victim was riding then sped away to escape the gunfire, stopping on Ashland near Abner Place where police and paramedics were called.
The gunman fled according to witnesses who told detectives the shooter was in a white Chevrolet. That person remains on the loose according to police.
None of the other people in the car that was targeted were injured in the attack.
A motive has not been established.