Search continues; photo released of car used in Roanoke County road rage incident

Mazda 3 used in Roanoke County road rage shooting... 6.17.22
Mazda 3 used in Roanoke County road rage shooting... 6.17.22(Virginia State Police)
Published: Jun. 17, 2022 at 11:40 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 17, 2022 at 4:54 PM EDT
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ROANOKE COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ) - Virginia State Police are investigating an apparent road rage incident in Roanoke County that included shots being fired early Friday morning.

Police say they are searching for a man driving a red Mazda 3 with a Colorado license plate of BMU-L57 (photo attached to this story). They are also seeking the car.

The man driving the Mazda was involved in a crash with a box truck on northbound I-81, according to police, when he started shooting. Police say no one was injured, but the man driving the Mazda drove away and exited I-81 onto I-581 toward Roanoke.

A statewide broadcast has been placed on the suspect vehicle, and anyone with information is asked to call Virginia State Police at 540-375-9500.

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