BATH, Maine — An unidentified woman was taken by ambulance to Maine Medical Center after an apparent accidental shooting Monday afternoon in the parking lot at Shaw’s Supermarket.

Bath police and Sagadahoc County Sheriff’s Office deputies went to the parking lot, just off Route 1, at about 3:40 p.m., where an acquaintance apparently had shot the woman in the head accidentally, Bath police Lt. Robert Savary said.

Bath emergency personnel took the victim to Mid Coast Hospital in Brunswick and then to Maine Medical Center in Portland.

Savary said no one had been taken into custody.

Police were attempting to contact the victim’s family early Monday evening. The investigation is ongoing, Savary said.