Teenager arrested for I-95 shooting

Posted at 3:14 PM, May 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-18 15:14:46-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police arrested an 18-year-old in connection to an afternoon shooting on May 5 along Interstate 95, near Route 620, in Chesterfield.

"The investigation reveals that a Jeep SUV was traveling north in the center lane when it was fired upon by a gray Toyota SUV in the right lane," an email from Virginia State Police read. "The driver of the Jeep returned fire. The Jeep pulled over to the right shoulder immediately after the shooting. The Toyota did not stop."

Police have not yet revealed why they believe the shooting took place.

Arkell Browder, 18, of Petersburg, was arrested May 18 and charged with shooting from a motor vehicle, reckless handling of a firearm, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Browder was jailed in Chesterfield County pending his initial court date.

One person in the Jeep was injured by broken glass during the shooting.

Anyone with information was asked to call 804-609-5656.


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