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Road rage leads to Chesterfield shooting; woman pulls into Wawa for safety

Posted at 4:04 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 06:36:54-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va - Police are searching for the person who fired gunshots from a car at another driver in a fit of road rage, a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said.

"The victim was traveling west on Hull Street Road when another vehicle began following and driving aggressively," the spokesperson said. "As they approached Otterdale Road, the suspect vehicle pulled beside the victim and fired several shots."

The victim pulled into a nearby Otterdale Road Wawa for safety. The suspect vehicle, described by police as a silver mid-size sedan with three people inside, drove off.

While bullets struck the woman's vehicle, she was not physically hurt.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips, photos, and video here.

Police continue to investigate and urge anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.