NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A woman was in critical condition late Thursday after being shot in an attempted robbery outside a hotel near John F. Kennedy International Airport.

The woman’s adult daughter was also pistol-whipped in the incident.

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The incident happened at 8:26 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, at 144-10 135th Ave. in Jamaica, Queens, police said.

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Two armed suspects tried to get into the woman’s car, police sources said. Her daughter, who is in her 20s, was pistol-whipped, sources said.

The older woman tried to intervene and was shot in the head, police said. She was reported in critical condition at Elmhurst Hospital Center.

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Late Thursday, there had been no arrests. Police were searching for two men who fled the scene in a white vehicle.