February 6, 2009 --A Gary, Indiana, high school principal was shot while she was driving her husband and her grandchild. It happened Wednesday night as Lucille Upshaw pulled up to at a stop sign near 24th Avenue and Burr Street. A bullet shattered the rear windshield and grazed her shoulder. She is the principal at Lew Wallace High School.
Upshaw's grandchild and husband were not harmed. She drove to a near by truck stop and called for help. Police do not believe she was a target of the shooting.