Woman gunned down in 'targeted' shooting on Lindbergh Drive in Buckhead

A woman was found dead in the back of an Uber SUV after an early morning shooting in northeast Atlanta. Police say she was 30-years-old.

The incident happened around 4:30 a.m. on Lindbergh Drive in Buckhead.

The woman's body was found in the backseat of a black Cadillac Escalade Uber, which was riddled with bullets.

"It sounded like about 40 shots," said Maurice Cystrunk, a nearby resident who overheard the shooting.

The barrage of bullets was a startling wake-up call for Cystrunk. His bed sits about 20 yards from where it took place. 

"The bullet could have come through," he said. "My bed is right by the window, so the bullet could have come through the window." 

"Right now, this appears to be a targeted incident," said Deputy Chief Charles Hampton Jr. with Atlanta Police. The police closed off the area between Piedmont Road and Adina Drive.

It is unclear who else was riding in the SUV at the time, but authorities believe there were multiple shooters.

"It's still very early on, so we're trying to piece a lot of things together," Hampton said. "So we're still waiting on the leasing office to see if there's any cameras here that we can verify exactly what happened."

Officers said they were looking for a light-colored sedan in connection to the shooting.

"It’s unfortunate, I feel sorry for the girl’s family," Cystrunk said.

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Details are limited, but police said two other locations on Cheshire Bridge Road between I-85 and Buford Highway and Lenox Road at Buford Highway may be connected.

FOX 5 made contact with a family member who said this is a "big loss." The woman's identity has not yet been released to the public.

This is a developing story. Stay with FOX 5 for updates. If you have photos or video, email newstipsatlanta@fox.com.