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Two people shot on I-95 in Colonial Heights

Posted at 11:55 PM, Mar 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-31 05:35:21-04

COLONIAL HEIGHTS, Va. -- Two people were shot while traveling on Interstate 95 Tuesday night, and Virginia State Police said one of them is now fighting for their life.

The two people shot were traveling in a Kia Sportage in the northbound lanes when another vehicle started shooting at them, troopers said. This happened near temple Avenue around 8 p.m.

The driver was able to pull over onto the right shoulder of the road, despite suffering from life-threatening gunshot wounds. Troopers said the passenger suffered serious injuries.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Virginia State Police at (804) 609-5656 or email them at

This is the third reported shooting to happen on I-95 within about a month, based on our previous coverage.

The first involved a woman being shot while driving near mile marker 61 in Chesterfield County on Feb. 25 and the second happened on March when a pickup truck was hit with gunfire near mile marker 60.

This is a developing story.