Two shot during possible road rage incident in Williamsburg

Posted at 10:20 AM, Jun 06, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-06 10:20:46-04

WILLIAMSBURG, Va. – Two people were shot during a possible road rage incident Saturday night in Williamsburg, according to the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office.

At 8:50 p.m., a vehicle pulled up next to a deputy parked at Fire Station 5 on Newman Road. The occupants of the vehicle told the deputy that there were two people in the vehicle that had been shot by an unknown person during a possible road rage incident.

The shooting allegedly occurred on the Rt. 199 overpass near the Mooretown Road exit.

The occupants of the vehicle reported that the suspect vehicle was a Nissan SUV, possibly a Murano, that was driven by a white male with a military-style haircut and tattoos. A white female was in the front passenger seat of the vehicle.

Another vehicle was reported to block the victim before the shooting. This vehicle was described to be a burnt orange Jeep Wrangler 4 door.

One of the victims, the female driver of the vehicle, suffered a gunshot wound to the head and had to be flown to MCV hospital in Richmond.

The other victim, a male who was sitting in the rear passenger side, suffered a gunshot wound to the left eyebrow area of his face. He was transported to MCV by medics.

This is an ongoing investigation at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.