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Police say the suspect's car is similar to the vehicles in these photos.

FRANKLIN, TN (WSMV) - Police say a baby was injured when shots were fired into a car along Interstate 65 in Franklin early Thursday morning.

According to the Franklin Police Department, the suspect shot into the rear passenger window of the victims' vehicle in the southbound lanes near the exit for Cool Springs.

The bullet passed through the vehicle and hit the driver's side rear window around 2:45 a.m.

There were six people inside the vehicle, including three adults and an 11-month-old, a 12-year-old and a 17-year-old. They are all from Illinois and were on their way to Alabama.

The 11-month-old was sitting in the back seat and was cut by flying glass. The baby's injuries were minor. No one else was injured in the incident.

Police said they do not know why the gunman opened fire.

Investigators are still working to identify the gunman. The suspect's vehicle is described as a light-colored Dodge Charger or Challenger with blue stripes across the hood and trunk areas of the car.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to come forward. A cash reward is being offered for anonymous information provided to Williamson County Crime Stoppers at 615-794-4000. Click here to submit information online.

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