Saturday, January 28, 2023

Police: Drug deal gone bad leads to shots fired outside Taco Bell

Shots were fired outside a York County Taco Bell after a drug deal went bad Tuesday afternoon, police say.

According to a news release from the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, a suspect shot at another person’s car at approximately 5:45 p.m. — striking just the car — after a drug deal went bad in the parking lot of a Taco Bell located in the Washington Square shopping center.

According to the release, no one was injured in the incident.

“This isolated incident had absolutely nothing to do with the business Taco Bell,” the release stated.

An investigation is ongoing.

If anyone has any information on this crime, authorities are asking them to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or the FB TIP LINE 757 890-4999.

This post has been updated with information from Lt. Dennis Ivey. The original post said the incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Ivey updated the information, saying is occurred closer to 5:45 p.m.

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