ARLINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Arlington are searching for a man who they say opened fire on his ex-girlfriend after the woman dropped her kids off at school.

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The shooting happened during rush hour Thursday morning. According to police the suspect, 51-year-old Bobby Ray Jefferson, pulled up next to woman’s car and started firing.

Bobby Ray Jefferson (Credit: Arlington Police Department)

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More than a dozen rounds hit the woman’s vehicle, but she was able to drive to a gas station at Highway 360 and Lamar Boulevard and call for help.

The woman was taken to a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound to the arm and is expected to survive.

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Police are continuing to search for Jefferson and encourage anyone who sees him to call police.