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Virginia Police Seeking Suspect Who Shot Into Truck And Hit Driver


Virginia State Police are looking for a driver suspected of firing a shot at a truck.

The incident occurred on Saturday at approximately 12:30 a.m. on southbound I-81, near the 245 mile marker in Rockingham County.  The suspect was driving a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser or Chevrolet HHR-style vehicle.

According to the News Leader, the shooting stemmed from a road rage incident.

The bullet went through the passenger side of the cab and hit the 43-year-old truck driver in the leg.

“Both vehicles were moving at the time,” said a trooper told the News Leader. “A single shot was fired.”

The truck driver was treated for non-life-threatening injuries at Augusta Health.

Virginia State Police said the truck driver tried to follow the suspect vehicle but lost the car in Augusta County.

If you were in the area at the time of the incident or have any information on the crime, you’re asked to contact the Virginia State Police at (540) 829-7771.

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