Man killed in ‘targeted and deliberate’ shooting along I-95 in Virginia: Police

By | January 13, 2022

Virginia State Police say a shooting that killed a Richmond man along Interstate 95 appeared to be a “targeted and deliberate act.”

Police say the shooting began around 11:30 p.m. Monday as a Ford Focus and an unknown vehicle traveled north. When the Ford pulled onto the shoulder in Colonial Heights, police say the unknown vehicle stopped too, a person got out and continued shooting at the Ford.

The Ford’s driver and a passenger ran off. Police found Jamari Phillips of Richmond dead in the back seat. The other passenger was found uninjured.

Man killed in ‘targeted and deliberate’ shooting along I-95 in Virginia: Police

Police say they believe the driver was injured, but his whereabouts are unknown.