LOS ANGELES — Police say a 21-year-old woman was shot in the head and critically wounded while driving in Los Angeles.

Sgt. Greg Bruce tells City News Service the woman was struck once as she drove south on Van Nuys Boulevard in the Panorama City area around 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

Firefighters found her inside her car, which had crashed into a median. She was taken to a hospital in critical condition.

Investigators have not released suspect information or a possible motive.

City News Service says detectives are investigating whether the shooting was gang-related.