29-year-old William E. was driving home with a group of friends. He stopped at a red light in Richmond, Virginia. The light turned green, William started to go when a bullet burst through the back glass of the car and slammed into his head. According to one of the passengers, "William slumped over a bit, his arms went limp and he had blood on his face."
Police believe that the shooting was not random, that the gunman had selected a target, but that William unknowingly drove his vehicle into the line of fire and was struck.