A drive-by shooting on Highway 35 near Warrensville has injured one woman, RCMP say.

The woman, who was a passenger in one of the involved vehicles, was shot by the occupant of a second car, which was driving erratically northbound along Highway 35 between the Highway 2 and Highway 986 junctions.

The shooting occurred on Wednesday night around 9:45 p.m.

The shooting victim is known by police to be actively involved in the local drug trade. She sustained non-life threatening injuries in what the police are calling a “targeted shooting.”

The RCMP Investigation is ongoing as police continue to pursue leads.

Sgt. Jesse Onaissi released a statement asking the public to contact the Peace River RCMP or call the Crime Stoppers phone line if they know anything.