Interstate shooting involving 2 vehicles leads to crash, closes all southbound lanes on I-664 in Hampton


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police are investigating after an interstate shooting closed all southbound lanes of I-664 in Hampton on Saturday afternoon.

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A preliminary investigation of the incident revealed that a gray 2011 Hyundai Sonata and a dark blue 2011 Dodge Journey SUV were traveling southbound I-664 when the shooting happened. 

State Police say the drivers of the two vehicles collided with one another, causing both vehicles to lose control, spin out, and strike the Jersey walls on both sides of the interstate.  

Eyewitnesses at the scene claimed seeing several black men exit the Hyundai and flee from the scene.

When they got to the scene, troopers found a 24-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

All southbound lanes of I-664 at Powhatan Parkway were closed for about three hours due to the crash. Lanes reopened around 4:35 p.m.

10 On Your Side is still learning more regarding the incident.

State police is currently reaching out to the community for any witnesses driving in the area of Interstate 664, in the vicinity of Powhatan Parkway prior to, or after, the incident who may have possible information.

Anyone with information about this shooting and/or witnessed suspicious behavior are encouraged to contact the Virginia State Police at (757)-424-6800 or at

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