VIRGINIA STATE POLICE SEEKING PUBLIC’S ASSISTANCE WITH SHOOTING ON I-95 IN RICHMOND
AVOID DRIVING THROUGH RICHMOND
RICHMOND, VA. – The sensible thing to do when traveling on I-95 near Richmond is to take the beltway around the city and avoid driving on I-95 in the late evening and early morning hours. Groups of vehicles playing and racing on the Interstate continue to be a danger to traffic and in the case of a shooting incident on May 9, 2017, deadly danger exists.
Virginia State Police are seeking the public’s assistance in regards to the shooting of a vehicle Tuesday night (May 9) that occurred around 11:15 p.m., I-95 south bound at the Chippenham Parkway exit.
…pulled along the passenger’s side and fired at the vehicle.
Virginia State Police was called to I-95 southbound near the Chippenham exit around 11:20 p.m., Tuesday night where the victim’s vehicle had stopped. The vehicle a 2016 Toyota was traveling on I-95 south bound when a newer model gray or charcoal colored vehicle possibly a Buick or Chevrolet pulled along the passenger’s side and fired at the vehicle. It was determined that the vehicle had been shot two times. The adult male driver of the Toyota was not injured.
Anyone who may have witnessed the shooting or has information about the shooting is asked to please contact the Virginia State Police at (804) 553-3445 or #77 on a cell phone, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.