1 person killed, another with life-threatening injuries following shooting in Chesterfield

Chesterfield County

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — The Chesterfield County Police Department is investigating a shooting that happened early Sunday morning.

The incident occurred around 2:30 a.m. in the 7800 block of Provincetown Drive. Officers arrived on the scene and found a man and a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. Both were taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Police said the male victim William A. Simpson IV, 27, died of his injuries.

Detectives obtained warrants for Willie G. Williams III, 32, for first-degree murder and other charges. Williams is described as a Black male about six feet tall weighing about 150 pounds.

Willie G. Williams II (Photo by Chesterfield Police)

This investigation is ongoing. If anyone has additional information about this incident, they are encouraged to contact Chesterfield County Police at (804) 748-1251 or the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660 or using the P3 Tips app.

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