The man wanted for shooting two employees at the Wards Road McDonalds is in custody. Lynchburg Police say Sherwin Overstreet was arrested this afternoon after turning himself in in Roanoke. Officials say Overstreet got into an argument last Friday with a McDonalds employee at the drive-up window, then parked his vehicle, went inside, and shot two workers.
UPDATED NEWS RELEASE: The Lynchburg Police Department has Sherwin Overstreet in custody. Overstreet was arrested today after he turned himself in while in Roanoke. Overstreet is charged with two counts of malicious wounding and two counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony.
This remains an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
PREVIOUS: The United States Marshals Service is assisting the Lynchburg Police Department with locating Sherwin Torrance Overstreet.
On January 3, 2020, Overstreet allegedly shot two McDonald’s employees at the Wards Road location. Overstreet is wanted for two counts of malicious wounding and use of a firearm during the commissions of a felony.
The United States Marshals Service is offering a $2,000 reward for information directly leading to Overstreet’s arrest. Tips can be forwarded to USMS84.email@example.com or the USMS Tips app.
PREVIOUS: LYNCHBURG, Va. – The Lynchburg Police Department is searching for a suspect in connection with a malicious wounding that occurred in the 2100-block of Wards Road yesterday evening.
On January 3, 2020 at 6:21 p.m., officers responded to a call for a malicious wounding at the McDonald’s located at 2135 Wards Road. Officers arrived and determined an altercation occurred at the drive through window between a customer and an employee. The customer then drove away from the drive through window, parked his vehicle, came inside, and the altercation continued.
The customer then shot two employees and fled the scene in a 2005 Red Mazda SUV bearing VA Tag URS-7076. Detectives have identified him as Sherwin Torrance Overstreet of Roanoke.
As a result of the investigation, Overstreet is charged with two counts of malicious wounding and two counts of using a firearm in commission of a felony. He is currently wanted.
This incident is not connected to last night’s malicious wounding in the 2100-block of Wards Road.
This is an ongoing investigation. Any additional information will be released as an update to this news release.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Det. M. Scott at (434) 455-6174 or Crime Stoppers at (888) 798-5900. Enter a tip online at http://p3tips.com or use the P3 app on a mobile device.