U.S. Marshals assisting Lynchburg police in finding McDonald's shooting suspect

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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ7) -- UPDATE: The United States Marshals Service is assisting Lynchburg police with locating Sherwin Torrance Overstreet.

WDBJ7 scene photo/Suspect photo courtesy Lynchburg PD

According to the Lynchburg Police Department, the U.S. Marshals Service is offering a $2,000 reward for information that directly leads to Overstreet's arrest.

Tips may be forwarded to USMS84.tips@usdoj.gov or by using the USMS Tips app.

UPDATE: Lynchburg Police say they have recovered a vehicle related to a shooting at a McDonald's restaurant Friday night.

Police issued a statement Saturday afternoon, saying a 2005 Red Mazda SUV had been located. A news release issued early Saturday morning indicated police were trying to find the vehicle, which they believe was driven by Sherwin Overstreet.

Overstreet is accused of shooting two employees at a McDonald's restaurant in the 2100 block of Wards Road Friday night. He remains at large.

Both of the people who were shot are expected to recover, according to a police spokeswoman.

ORIGINAL STORY: A man is on the run after police say he shot employees at a Lynchburg McDonald's.

Sherwin Torrance Overstreet of Roanoke is wanted after police say he shot two employees at a McDonald's in the 2100 block of Wards Rd. Friday night.

Overstreet left in a 2005 Red Mazda SUV with Virginia Tag "URS-7076."

Overstreet is wanted and charged with two counts of malicious wounding and two counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony.

A couple, who identified themselves as the parents of a McDonald’s employee, told WDBJ7 their daughter witnessed a man become angry in the drive-thru of the restaurant before entering the building and shooting the employees.

There is no word yet on the victims' conditions.

Police say this incident is not connected to a stabbing across the street the previous night.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Det. M. Scott at 434-455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at 888-798-5900. You can also enter a tip online here, or use the P3 app on a cell phone.

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