EXCLUSIVE: Norfolk Police investigate report of shots fired, driver claims road rage

NORFOLK, Va. - Police are investigating a report that shots were fired Wednesday afternoon near a local Food Lion grocery store.

The driver of the car hit with a bullet told News 3's Kelly Rule that the incident spurred from road rage.

"I'm glad to be alive, I'm OK, I'm good, just a couple of scratches, material things."

Jordan Sam says he was going the speed limit, heading towards Dallas Street, when a car sped up behind him and then pulled around to his side.

"I guess he didn't like how slow I was driving,"  says Sam.

Sam says he exchanged words with the other driver twice before making his way to No Linez Barber shop on East Little Creek Road, but the car followed him there.

"I saw him pull into the parking lot, I was preparing myself to, you know, fight," he says. "He found me, he shot at me, twice."

Sam says one bullet hit the driver side window. The glass cut his face, but he was otherwise OK.

Another bullet hit a second-story apartment. News 3 spoke with the family inside who say they are OK but did not want to comment further.

Sam drove off to the Food Lion parking lot on Tidewater Drive to call 9-1-1. According to Norfolk Police dispatch, officers were called to the 7500 block of Tidewater Drive around 4:20 p.m.

Sam, who says he is a Navy sailor, husband, and father, reported to police that the shooter was inside a gold Honda vehicle.

"It's two weeks away from Christmas, you're trying to take somebody's life? You don't even need to be driving if you have that much anger towards somebody you don't even know."

If you have any information that could help police investigate, call Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.