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Man arrested in connection to Williamsburg road rage shooting

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Posted at 10:20 AM, Jun 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-08 13:33:05-04
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Jonathan Ray McDonald has been charged with two counts of malicious wounding, shooting from a vehicle, shooting at a vehicle, reckless handling of a firearm, and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

YORK COUNTY, Va. – A 28-year-old Spotsylvania man has been arrested in connection to a road rage-related shooting that happened in York County on Saturday, June 4.

At 8:50 p.m. that night, 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 female victim was shot in the head according to deputies and was flown to a hospital in Richmond. They say a male who is in the backseat of the car also suffered a gunshot wound to the left eyebrow area of his face.

Police say the female victim remains in the hospital at this time.

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.

On Tuesday, June 7, police arrested the suspect, Jonathan Ray McDonald, at his home in Spotsylvania. He has been charged with two counts of malicious wounding, shooting from a vehicle, shooting at a vehicle, reckless handling of a firearm, and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

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