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Norfolk man arrested in connection with Interstate 264 shooting in Portsmouth

Shyheim Thomas Collins, 22, was arrested without incident by Virginia State Police in Norfolk.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. — Virginia State Police say they have taken into custody a man wanted in connection with a shooting that occurred on Interstate 264 in Portsmouth.

Shyheim Thomas Collins, 22, is charged with shooting into an occupied vehicle, malicious wounding with the intent to maim, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

The shooting happened sometime after midnight on September 4 near Portsmouth Boulevard. A minivan and Lincoln Town Car were driving eastbound on the interstate when Collins, driving the minivan, pulled beside the passenger side of the Lincoln and began shooting.

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The passenger in the Lincoln was hit by gunfire. The driver immediately drove to a Wawa off Frederick Boulevard where they called police.

The male passenger was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital with injuries not considered life-threatening. The male driver was not hurt.

State Police identified Collins as the suspect, and authorities asked the public's help for information locating him.

On Friday, police said Collins was taken into custody following a traffic stop in the Berkley section of Norfolk.