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Police arrest man they believe shot two people at a Lynchburg McDonald’s

Search warrants reveal details about what happened before, during shooting

Man arrested after allegedly shooting two McDonald's employees
Man arrested after allegedly shooting two McDonald's employees

LYNCHBURG, Va. – The man authorities say shot two employees at McDonald’s on Wards Road Friday night in Lynchburg has been arrested, according to police.

Sherwin Overstreet was arrested in Roanoke on Tuesday afternoon due to the investigative work of the United States Marshals Service Task Force, which is a collaboration between the U.S. Marshals Service, the Lynchburg Police Department and other Central Virginia law enforcement agencies, according to the Lynchburg Police Department.

Overstreet turned himself in, according to Lynchburg police.

He is charged with two counts of malicious wounding and two counts of using a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Search warrants reveal the following details surrounding the shooting: Overstreet entered the McDonald’s after getting in a fight with an employee in the drive-thru. Video shows Overstreet spitting at a 16-year-old employee, and then the employee throwing a water bottle at Overstreet as he turned to leave. Overstreet shot the employee one time in the stomach area, then returned to his vehicle and fled the scene.

Overstreet drove away in a 2005 red Mazda SUV. Officers found guns, ammunition, live or spent cartridges and bullets, blood, clothing, drugs, drug paraphernalia, McDonald’s receipts, McDonald’s packaging and “trave evidence,” according to search warrants.

The Mazda is registered to Overstreet’s girlfriend, Daquisha Bonds, at the address they share located at 2916 Salem Turnpike NW in Roanoke.



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