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2017 News Releases

For Immediate Release

Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

January 09, 2017

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have arrested a man in relation to a shooting that occurred on Monday, Jan. 9.

At about 9:26 a.m. on Monday, police were called to the 6900 block of Mason Run Drive for a reported disturbance. While officers were en route, the Emergency Communications Center received additional calls reporting that shots had been fired. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male victim, who had sustained a gunshot wound. He was transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

Police have arrested Demontre L. Bennett, 23, in relation to the incident. Bennett, of the 2200 block of Mandalay Drive in Richmond, was charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Bennett and the victim are known to each other.

Bennett is currently being held at the Chesterfield County Jail without bond.

Police continue to investigate this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or www.crimesolvers.net.

Contact Person:  Capt. Mike Louth
Contact Phone: 804-748-1529

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