A woman driving on I-295 in southeast D.C. had to make an abrupt detour to the hospital after being shot by another driver.

According to Metropolitan Police, the woman was heading north on I-295 near Malcolm X Avenue when a man in another vehicle shot her.  The victim made it to the hospital where she is expected to recover.

MPD officials say they are looking for a black male with a light complexion and a mustache.  He was last seen driving a dark blue sedan north on I-295.

During a press conference Monday afternoon, police said they believe this may have been a road rage incident. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident should contact MPD at 202-727-9099.