State Police searching for vehicle in connection with Friday morning shooting on I-81 in Pulaski County

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PULASKI COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) — Virginia state troopers are searching for a vehicle in connection with a Friday morning shooting along I-81 in Pulaski County that left one woman injured.

According to Virginia State Police, the shooting took place near mile marker 91 on I-81 at approximately 1:15 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 30.

Police say a white 2019 Toyota Camry was heading north on I-81 when a white sedan with heavily-tinted windows sped past and started reacting aggressively towards the Camry.

Eventually, the white sedan positioned itself on the Camry’s passenger side, the male driver began shooting into the Camry just south of Exit 92 for Draper, and then white sedan then continued north on I-81, officials say.

State troopers are searching for what is described as a white passenger 4-door sedan with heavily-tinted windows. There are no additional details available about the sedan or its license plate at this time. 

According to police, while the Camry’s adult male driver was not injured, the Camry’s adult female passenger — who is from Charlotte, North Carolina — was suffered non-life threatening injuries after being hit. However, the passenger was reportedly treated and released from a hospital in Pulaski County.

Anyone who has any information about the vehicle, who saw the shooting, or saw the white sedan’s aggressive driving is asked to contact the Virginia State Police Wytheville Division by dialing #77 on a cell phone, calling (276) 228-3131, or emailing questions@vsp.virginia.gov

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