Virginia State Police seek witnesses of I-64 shooting

Hampton

HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – Virginia State Police are investigating a shooting on Interstate 64 early Friday morning. A woman is recovering from a gunshot wound.

According to Sgt. Michelle Anaya, the investigation so far has revealed that a red Dodge Journey was on westbound I-64 when the driver got into an altercation with someone in another vehicle, who in turn shot at the Dodge.

The incident happened around 2:20 a.m. east of Armistead Avenue.

A backseat passenger in the Dodge was injured by the gunfire. She went to Riverside Hospital in Newport News to be treated. Police say her injury is considered not life-threatening.

The suspect vehicle is believed to be a white sedan or station wagon, according to state police.

State Police are asking anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information that could help them identify the suspect or suspect vehicle to contact them at 757-424-6800 or #77 on a cell phone or by email at questions@vsp.virginia.gov.

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