HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia State Police say two men sustained non life-threatening injuries following a shooting that temporarily closed a portion of I-664 in Hampton Tuesday afternoon.
According to Sgt. Michelle Anaya with Virginia State Police, the shooting happened in the northbound lanes between Aberdeen Road through Power Plant Parkway.
VDOT cameras showed police blocking the exit ramp near mile marker 1.2 in Hampton. That exit and the northbound lanes in the vicinity were closed until 2:40 p.m.
Police sent out a follow-up news release Wednesday with more details.
Police said a trooper was flagged down by people on the exit ramp to Power Plant Parkway around 12:13 p.m. Tuesday. The trooper pulled over and saw a Chevrolet Equinox with multiple bullet holes.
Preliminary investigation showed that the male driver and passenger were also shot.
The men were taken to a local hospital with serious but not life-threatening injuries.
State police are asking for any witnesses driving in the area around the time of the shooting to come forward if they have information that may help the investigation.
Those with information should contact the Virginia State Police at 757-424-6800 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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