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Virginia State Police seek witness information after Newport News interstate shooting

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Posted at 5:17 AM, Jan 19, 2021

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Virginia State Police responded to an incident that happened early Tuesday morning on I-64.

VSP said the incident was an interstate shooting and that it was reported around 3 a.m.

Virginia State Police are now seeking the public's assistance in identifying possible suspect vehicles involved in the shooting.

The incident happened in the eastbound lanes of I-64 in the vicinity of Lee Hall (247mm). The two victims were traveling eastbound in a red colored sedan when they saw two unidentifiable vehicles and heard what sounded to be gunshots.

VSP said the victims pulled over and found that the vehicle had been struck by several bullets and immediately contacted state police.

Virginia State Police is reaching out to the community for any witnesses driving in the area of I-64, east or westbound, in the vicinity of the Lee Hall Area, prior to or after the incident who may have possible information.

Anyone with information about these shootings and/or witnessed suspicious behavior are encouraged to contact the Virginia State Police at (757) 424-6800.