Police Search For Car Thief

The Charlottesville Police Department is investigating a vehicle that was stolen from the parking lot of the Cosner Brothers Body Shop.

Police say a blue 2007 Toyota Yaris with Virginia tags KJF-4724 was stolen from the shop's back parking lot July 24.

A suspect was seen on surveillance camera.

Police are asking for the public's help to identify the suspect.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Detective J.A. Kirby at 434-970-3513 or Crimestoppers at 434-977-4000.

Gunshots In C'Vil Neighborhood

Charlottesville Police are investigating gunshots fired in a residential area Friday.

Police say several calls came in shortly before 3am reporting between 3 and 10 gunshots on the 800 block of Prospect Ave in Charlottesville.

Officers found several bullet casings and evidence that one projectile had struck a vehicle on Prospect Road, another that struck a residence on Orangedale Avenue, and several bullet casings in the area.

The evidence is being sent to a lab in Richmond for testing.

No injuries were reported in the incident, but anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 434-977-4000.

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