HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC)– Two women were taken to the hospital after a shooting on I-64 early this morning.
Officers responded to Interstate 64, east of Staples Mill Road just before 2:30 a.m. Both Henrico County Police and Virginia State Police responded to the scene.
According to Virginia State Police, upon arrival, they found two women with minor injuries in a parked black Infiniti sedan.
The driver, a 24-year-old Richmond woman, and passenger, a 22-year-old female from Richmond, were traveling east on I-64 when it was struck by gunfire.
Police said the incident appears to be a ‘drive-by’ style shooting situation.
After the vehicle was struck by gunfire, the driver pulled over onto the shoulder near the exit for Staples Mill Road.
The women were transported to VCU Medical Center for treatment. They have since been treated and released.
Neither woman could provide suspect information. Virginia State Police say the shooting appears to be an isolated incident.
The Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Richmond Field Office is continuing to investigate. There is no suspect information at this time.
This is a developing story.