April 23, 2021
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Chesterfield County Police have arrested a suspect in relation to a shooting that occurred in the 3500 block of Silver Oak Court at about 4:30 p.m. on April 22, 2021. The victim of the shooting has died.
Police responded to the 3500 block of Silver Oak Court for a report of a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Ronald M. Wright II, 33, was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. Wright, of the 5200 block of Bridgeside Drive, died at the hospital as the result of his injuries.
Detectives have arrested Andre D. Hawthorne Jr., 29, in relation to the shooting. Hawthorne, of the 3500 block of Silver Oak Court, has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Hawthorne is being held at the Chesterfield County Jail without bond and additional charges are pending.
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.
Photo: Andre D. Hawthorne Jr.