Victims claim they were shot while driving on I-95

KENSINGTON (WPVI) -- Two people who showed up at a Philadelphia hospital say they were shot while driving in their SUV on I-95 and police are trying to confirm their claims.

Investigators have been speaking with the 24-year-old woman and 23-year-old man who are in stable condition at Episcopal Hospital in Kensington with gunshot wounds to their legs.

Around 9:45 p.m., Philadelphia police received a call from the hospital that the two shooting victims had been dropped off.

According to the victims, the woman was driving on I-95 northbound near Allegheny Avenue, with the man in the back seat and another passenger in the front of the SUV.

They told investigators a black SUV pulled up to the driver's side of their vehicle and opened fire, hitting two of them.

After being struck, they drove to the hospital, but tell police that the third passenger dropped off the injured man and woman and then drove away.

Officers pulled it over at Kensington and Lehigh avenues after spotting the bullet holes on the SUV. The victims say the passenger was on the way back to the hospital.

Since the victims claim the shooting happened on the highway, the investigation has been turned over to Pennsylvania State Police.

"They are trying to check for a scene on northbound 95, which will be difficult. But they are also checking their state police I-95 cameras to see if anything was recorded with this shooting," Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small said.

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