Police have started an investigation after a firearm was discharged at a vehicle south of Deniliquin about 9.30am on Tuesday.
A shot was fired from a grey hatchback at a Holden Commodore as it overtook the Commodore while travelling north on the Cobb Highway, north of Mathoura.
The shot pierced the Commodore’s rear passenger door, causing the driver to flee.
Murray River Police received reports of the incident soon after.
The damaged vehicle was seized and police are continuing investigations into the incident.
Police are appealing for anyone with dash cam footage or information to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.