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Shots fired, dozen casings found; car, garage hit in Hopewell neighborhood

'Seven 5.56 spent casings and five 9mm casings were recovered'
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Posted at 8:05 PM, Sep 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-27 22:46:26-04

HOPEWELL, Va. -- Police are investigating a shooting in a Hopewell neighborhood Saturday evening left a car and a garage damaged.

Officers were called to the 3200 block of Courthouse Road just after 7:15 p.m. after callers reported hearing at least two different firearms being fired in the area.

Officials said police found a vehicle and a garage hit by "careless gunfire" as they canvassed the area.

"During the course of the investigation, seven 5.56 spent casings and five 9mm casings were recovered from the roadway in the 3200 block of Courthouse Road," officers said.

No one was injured, according to police.

Officers urged anyone with information about the crime or who was in the area at the time to call Hopewell Police Department at 804-541-2284. Persons with information on this crime and who wish to remain anonymous may contact the Hopewell Prince George Crimesolvers hotline in Hopewell at 804-541-2202 or provide their tip using the P3tips mobile app.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can submit a news tip here.