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Shooting leads to Interstate 95 crash

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Posted at 9:29 AM, May 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-10 17:19:47-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A shooting in Henrico ended with a crash on Interstate 95 in Chesterfield, according to Crime Insider sources and police.

Henrico Police were called to 4200 block of Sprenkle Lane, off of Staples Mill Road, at about 8 a.m.

Crime Insider sources told Jon Burkett that the shooting was a domestic dispute between two females.

No one was injured in the shooting, according to police.

After one of the females fired a shot at the other, she then took the other female's car and some other belongings and drove off, those sources indicated.

Police pursued the vehicle to Interstate 95 south at Woods Edge Road (mile marker 58) in Chesterfield.

"Troopers utilized a tire deflation device in an attempt to conclude the pursuit,"a Virginia State Police spokesperson wrote in an email. "After running over the device, the driver and sole occupant of the vehicle succumbed to a self-inflicted gunshot wound."

Police have not yet released the name of the person involved and said the investigation was ongoing.

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