Two people were shot and killed as they were driving along on Interstate 95 in downtown Richmond, Va., early Sunday morning after another car pulled up and opened fire.
According to WTVR, Tanna Gardner, 23, was driving the car, which contained six other passengers, when the shooting happened. Gardner and a passenger, 26-year-old Sharayne Holland, were both killed. A man who was in the car with them, identified as Holland’s boyfriend, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.
The report notes that the victims were out celebrating Gardner’s graduation from Virginia Union University the day before at a club in Richmond when their group got into a verbal altercation with another group, friends told the news station. When they left the club, the other group followed them, the friends said.
The shooter was in a white four-door sedan, the Virginia State Police said, although police did not release any other suspect information.
Holland’s friends said that she was the mother of a 1-year-old daughter and an infant son. Her boyfriend was improving and was said to be in a more stable condition Monday.
According to WTVR, police have not yet confirmed the details given by the victims’ family and friends, but did refer to the crime as a targeted incident.
Read more at WTVR.