Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Sheriff’s office seeks information after woman is shot while driving in York County

Deputies were dispatched to a shooting in the 500 block of East Rochambeau Drive around 2:21 a.m. Thursday. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Google Maps)
Deputies were dispatched to a shooting in the 500 block of East Rochambeau Drive around 2:21 a.m. Thursday. (WYDaily/Courtesy of Google Maps)

York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office investigators ask asking the public for information after a woman was shot on East Rochambeau Drive.

Deputies were dispatched around 2:20 a.m. Thursday to a shooting in the 500 block of East Rochambeau Drive, the sheriff’s office said in a Facebook post.

Authorities believe the woman was traveling east on East Rochambeau Drive when a vehicle approached her car from behind and began shooting into the car.

The vehicle is described as a light-colored sedan.

The woman was taken to a local hospital after the incident. Her injuries are not considered life-threatening, the sheriff’s office said.

Those with information should call the sheriff’s office Facebook tip line at 757-890-4999 or call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

Sarah Fearing
Sarah Fearing is the Assistant Editor at WYDaily. Sarah was born in the state of Maine, grew up along the coast, and attended college at the University of Maine at Orono. Sarah left Maine in October 2015 when she was offered a job at a newspaper in West Point, Va. Courts, crime, public safety and civil rights are among Sarah’s favorite topics to cover. She currently covers those topics in Williamsburg, James City County and York County. Sarah has been recognized by other news organizations, state agencies and civic groups for her coverage of a failing fire-rescue system, an aging agriculture industry and lack of oversight in horse rescue groups. In her free time, Sarah enjoys lazing around with her two cats, Salazar and Ruth, drinking copious amounts of coffee and driving places in her white truck.

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