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Man shot, injured while driving along Midlothian Turnpike

Posted at 11:32 PM, Jul 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-07-02 00:31:38-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A man was injured after being shot in his vehicle while driving along the Midlothian Turnpike in Chesterfield on Wednesday evening.

At about 6:40 p.m., police responded to reports that a man had been shot in his vehicle. Once on scene, officers found a man suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police say that that the victim was traveling west on Midlothian Turnpike when a white BMW sedan, with dark tinted windows and Maryland license plates, drove alongside the victim and fired several shots. The suspect vehicle fled westbound on Midlothian Turnpike prior to police arrival.

Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app