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Mystery driver opens fire on family in Honda Accord on I-295

Posted at 4:30 PM, Mar 20, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-21 19:06:48-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Virginia State Police are seeking the public's help in gathering information about a shooting that occurred on Interstate 295 Saturday night.

Police were alerted at approximately 9:30 p.m. of a suspicious vehicle described as a silver sedan being involved in a shooting near mile marker 22 and Route 5. Upon further investigation, the troopers were led to a parking lot along Route 5 where they found a black 2011 Honda Accord with two bullet holes in the driver's side door.

According to the driver, the sedan pulled up alongside his car and then there was a loud bang. The sedan then sped off.

The male driver was evaluated by Henrico Rescue at the scene but did not require additional treatment. His wife and child, who were also in the vehicle at the time of the shooting, were not injured.

The incident remains under investigation at this time and police are asking anyone with information about the suspect vehicle or the shooting itself to contact the Virginia State Police at 804-553-3445.