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2 injured in shooting outside Virginia Waffle House

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Posted at 10:13 AM, Feb 06, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-06 19:20:53-05

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. -- Authorities are asking for the public's help to identify a man wanted in a shooting that wounded two people outside a Waffle House in Colonial Heights early Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the Waffle House to 2002 Boulevard for reports of shots fired at 2:30 a.m.

"Upon arrival officers located evidence of multiple rounds exchanged in the parking lot and adjacent roadways," Major William H. Anspach with Colonial Heights Police said.

Officials said one possible victim was a 19-year-old man from Alexandria they found at Southside Regional Medical Center. He was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released, police said.

A second victim, a 25-year-old man from Richmond, who was located at Richmond Community Hospital, also had non-life-threatening injuries, according to police.

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Police released a surveillance photo of a person of interest and asked for the public's help in identifying him.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Detective Sergeant A.C. Brandeberry at 804-520-9300 option #7, or by email at brandeberrya@colonialheightsva.gov.

"If you have information, but would like to remain anonymous, please contact the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660, or you can submit a tip using the mobile app," police said.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.