A drive-by shooting in central Tucson left one person hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries Monday night, officials said. 

Pima County Sheriff's deputies responded to reports of a drive-by shooting near South Palo Verde Road and East 34th Street. One victim was transported to Banner University Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries, according to a sheriff's department news release. 

Witnesses said the suspect was driving a dark-colored Dodge Charger, the department said.  

Deputies are asking drivers to avoid the area as there will be intermittent delays and closures while detectives investigate the incident.

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Anyone with knowledge or information regarding the incident is asked to call 88-crime, an anonymous tipster line.

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Stephanie is a Tucson native and graduated from the University of Arizona in 2014. She worked for newspapers in Rapid City, South Dakota; Manhattan, Kansas; and Lake Havasu City before moving back to Tucson.