Shots fired after police chase in Henrico - WNEM TV 5

Shots fired after police chase in Henrico

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Scary moments for officers along Mechanicsville Turnpike overnight after someone fired several shots following a short police chase.


Police say they don't believe the shooting was related to the chase.

It happened around 2 a.m. Wednesday. Officers attempted to make a traffic stop at the intersection of Mechanicsville Turnpike and Watts Lane. The driver pulled over, then took off - soon crashing into a tree near Laburnum Avenue.

While police were on the scene, they heard gunshots nearby. No one was hurt.

Meanwhile, the driver is facing charges, including driving on a suspended license.

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