April 4, 2019
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police continue to investigate a shooting that occurred in the 200 block of Reams Court.
At about 7:23 p.m. on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, police responded to a report that an adult male was suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was transported to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries. At approximately 12 a.m. on April 4, the victim, who has been identified as Tavian McFarland, 18, died as a result of his injuries.
At this time, the investigation indicates that McFarland, of the 5900 block of Knightwood Place in Chesterfield, inadvertently shot himself with a handgun.
Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.