MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. (WOOD) — A Muskegon woman was fatally shot while inside a vehicle in Muskegon Heights early Sunday morning.

Around 3:45 a.m. officers with the Muskegon Heights Police Department were sent to the intersection of East Hackley Avenue and Riordan Street.

Responding officers found 23-year-old Rayna Garrett with a gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital where she died.

Police said that Rayna Garrett was a passenger inside a vehicle when she was shot. No one else was hurt.

Rayna Garrett’s family says she leaves behind two young daughters. 

“She was just a beautiful mom,” her dad, Alvin Garrett Sr., said. 

Rayna Garrett’s older sister, Breanna Garrett, said she was their protector. 

“She was a beautiful person inside and out,” Breanna Garrett said. “She protected us.”

The family told News 8 they don’t know who would ever hurt Rayna Garrett or what lead up to the shooting.

“I can’t believe it and I want to know what happened,” her sister said. 

At this time police don’t have any suspects. Detectives are interviewing witnesses and anyone who may have been in the area at the time, the police department said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Muskegon Heights police at 231.733.8900.

This incident remains under investigation.