Police looking for 5 suspects connected to shooting of woman playing Pokemon Go

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Police said five people were involved in the shooting of the woman on Feb. 18. (Source: Peoria Police Department) Police said five people were involved in the shooting of the woman on Feb. 18. (Source: Peoria Police Department)
PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

The Peoria Police Department said officers are looking for five people that were involved in a shooting of a woman who was playing Pokemon Go outside of City Hall.

[RAW: 911 call in shooting of woman playing Pokemon Go]

Police said surveillance video showed five suspects and the victim gave descriptions to detectives about three of them.

[RAW VIDEO: Surveillance video of woman shot in head in Peoria]

According to investigators, the first suspect approached the woman while in her car in the early morning hours of Feb. 18 and asked for directions. While she was talking to him, he took out a pistol and ordered her out of the vehicle.

She tried to drive away but was shot in the face. She drove several blocks and called 911.

As of Tuesday afternoon, she is still in the hospital.

[ORIGINAL STORY: Peoria PD: Woman sitting in her car shot while playing Pokemon Go]

The suspected shooter is described as a Hispanic male, between 17 and 18 years old, 5'7" or shorter, about 140 lbs with a thin build and was wearing a plain white t-shirt, baggy blue jeans and black shoes.

The second suspect, who approached the car with the shooter, is described as a Hispanic male, 17 to 18 years old, 5'10", about 200 lbs with an athletic build and was wearing a green Army-type jacket and dark colored jeans.

The third suspect stood toward the rear of the car and is described as a "dark complected" Hispanic male, around the same age as the other two and was wearing white-colored painter's pants and a white painter's hat.

The woman didn't see the other two suspects and couldn't give descriptions of them.

The surveillance video came from city buildings and showed the suspects approaching the vehicle just before 2:30 a.m.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to call the Peoria Police Department or call Silent Witness at either 480-WITNESS (948-6377) or 1-800-343-TIPS (8477). Spanish speakers may call 480-TESTIGO (837-8446). (Click or tap phone number to call from this story on your mobile device.)

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