An off duty police officer was shot in a drive-by shooting early Saturday, according to police reports.

The incident was reported at 12:37 a.m. on State Highway 3 by Ejido Veracruz rural town.

The injured cop was identified as Vicky Patricia Torres Nuñez, 24, who resides in Colonia La Silva 4 rural town.

The victim was driving a white 2010 Jeep Patriot.

The police officer has been assigned to the Ejido Toluca rural town station.

Torres Nuñez was injured in the back and a leg.

Also, in the attack Patricia Nuñez Rios, 50, was injured in the abdomen, while Juan Humberto Torres Nuñez, 25, was injured in a leg, the abdomen and the head.

The incident was reported to the emergency center.

Upon arrival, police officers found the victim in the vehicle.

The injured individuals were transported to the hospital. The police found twenty 7.62 mm caliber bullet casings.

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