The Bureau of Criminal Investigation of the Virginia State Police is currently present at the site of an interstate shooting that occurred earlier today.
The incident took place on the westbound lanes of Interstate 64, specifically at mile marker 253 near Denbigh Boulevard in Newport News.
According to the Virginia State Police, the situation is currently dynamic and details are still being gathered.
According to State Police, traffic is not expected to be impacted. However, they have reported that some vehicles are slowing down to observe the incident.
According to the Virginia Department of Transportation, drivers traveling on Interstate 64 west at mile marker 254 near Denbigh Boulevard can anticipate delays on Thursday evening. The cause of the delay is attributed to “other security/police activity,” as stated by the department.
Currently, the right lane and right shoulder on the west side are closed.
As of just after 7 p.m., traffic on I-64 westbound was backed up for about three miles.
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