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Virginia police investigate fatal shooting in truck stop parking lot


Police have one person in custody and are seeking one other person in connection with a deadly shooting at truck stop on Sunday evening.

The shooting occurred around 6 p.m. on Sunday, May 1, at the Pilot Travel Center on Ruffin Mill Rd. in Chesterfield County, Virginia.

When officers arrived on scene, they found a person in the parking lot suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. The suspects had reportedly fled the truck stop in a vehicle.

The victim was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced dead.

Shortly after the shooting was reported, a crash occurred at the intersection of W. Hundred Road and Route 1 involving the vehicle associated with the shooting. One person was taken into custody.

Police are still searching for a second person fled from the scene of the crash. He is described as a 6’3″ black male wearing a white T-shirt and red gym shorts.

The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to call Chesterfield County Police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.


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