Henry County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating a roadway shooting which occurred last night (Friday, April 23rd, 2021) between 10:00-10:30pm, near the intersection of SE Hwy U and SE 450 (Coal area). Victims reported that they were travelling in the area and were shot at several times by an occupant in another vehicle that pulled up alongside them. The victim’s vehicle sustained damage and one victim received minor injuries during this incident from the vehicle’s shattered glass, after the vehicle was struck.
Henry County Sheriff’s Office stated the suspect vehicle was last seen in that area by the victims as they fled the scene of the shooting, to safety. No information is currently known regarding the number of occupants within the suspect vehicle, but evidence at the scene indicates that a shotgun was utilized during the incident. Suspect vehicle is a Dark colored, pick-up truck with cattle guard and full-length, white light bar.
If you have any information regarding this incident or observe the suspect vehicle &/or know its location, please contact Henry County Central Communications @ (660) 885-5587 or your local law enforcement agency.
Utilize EXTREME CAUTION if you should come into contact with this suspect vehicle for any reason and immediately notify law enforcement.