Investigation continues into suspected road rage shooting near Chesterfield Towne Center
CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Chesterfield police are continuing their investigation into a suspected road rage shooting near Chesterfield Towne Center.
Officers were called to the 10800 block of Midlothian Turnpike on Dec. 31, shortly before 4:30 p.m.
Police said the victim was traveling along Midlothian Turnpike when a silver vehicle pulled alongside the passenger side and the driver fired a shot into the victim’s car.
Police say the suspect was driving what appeared to be a 2019 Honda Civic with black rims and was last seen heading west on Midlothian Turnpike toward Chesterfield Towne Center.
The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
“Police believe the victim experienced a road rage incident with the suspect prior to the shooting,” a release said.
Traffic along Midlothian Turnpike was impacted, and police forensic teams were seen combing the car that had crashed into a tree behind the Macy’s.
Anyone with information is asked to call Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.
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