Police: Dante Rashad Curry Shot At Police Cruiser With Air-Rifle

10:41 PM, Sep 27, 2012   |    comments
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HAYMARKET, Va. (WUSA) -- A man was arrested for shooting an air-rifle at a police cruiser in Prince William County on Wednesday, police said. 

Dante Rashad Curry, 19, was shooting from the overpass at Jefferson Street and I-66, down into traffic, police said. 


The "Prince William County police officer was operating a marked police cruiser in the area of I-66 and the Jefferson St overpass in Haymarket (20169) when the officer heard a loud bang and something strike the top of the vehicle," police said. 

Police said they caught Curry with an Airsoft Rifle after they spotted him on the top of the overpass, when they felt the pellet or projectile hit the top of their cruiser. 

"Damage to the cruiser was estimated around $150," police said. 

Curry has been charged with shooting at an occupied vehicle and destruction of property, police said. 

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