A 24-year-old woman was shot in the back early Saturday morning while driving on Ericsson Avenue at Toby Terrace in Akron's East Akron neighborhood.

The victim and her 25-year-old friend were driving a 2015 Chevy Cruze at 1 a.m. when an unknown suspect fired shots at their car, city police said. The back window was shot out and the woman was hit in the back.

She was taken to Summa Akron City Hospital with serious injuries.

No description of the suspect was provided to officers or detectives, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at 330-375-2490.