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Gunner’s location immaterial to convict for shooting at car (access required)

A defendant who was inside a car when he shot the driver was properly charged and convicted of shooting at an occupied vehicle under Code § 18.2-154. The Court of Appeals is affirmed. The statute does not require that a shooter be outside of the vehicle to shoot “at” the vehicle. Further, another statute that prohibits ...