CUMBERLAND COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — A suspect wanted in connection to the shooting homicide of a 25-year-old in the town of Farmville is now in custody, according to the Farmville Police Department.
At around 3 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, 20-year-old Tai’Juan Williams was taken arrested in Buckingham County without incident.
Williams was wanted in connection to a homicide that occurred Sunday evening in the 800 block of Early Street. Officers were dispatched to the location shortly before 7:30 p.m. after shots were reportedly fired into the residence.
Officers arrived to find a man with multiple gunshot wounds, according to police. EMS pronounced the victim — now identified as 25-year-old Dennis D. Dubose of Farmville — dead at the scene.
Police remained at the scene throughout the night to interview witnesses and gather evidence. As a result of the investigation, warrants were issued for Williams’ arrest.
Williams was wanted for first-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Police warned the public that Williams was to be considered armed and dangerous.
Buckingham County Sheriff’s Office, Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office, Hampden-Sydney College Police Department, Longwood University Police Department, Prince Edward County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police and the Virginia Department of Corrections all assisted in the investigation.