Dinwiddie man faces murder charges after fatal shooting

Jason P. Boykin. Source: Dinwiddie Sheriff's Office
Jason P. Boykin. Source: Dinwiddie Sheriff's Office

DINWIDDIE, VA (WWBT) – A 23-year-old man is behind bars after deputies say he killed another man in an early morning shooting.

Jason P. Boykin is charged with first degree murder after deputies say he shot and killed 52-year-old William K. Grant.

The incident happened around 1:30 Saturday morning in the 14000 block of Old White Oak Rd. near Dewitt.

Deputies say Grant was still alive when they arrived on scene, but say he died while being transported to Southside Regional Medical Center.

Boykin is being held in Dinwiddie County Jail awaiting an arraignment Monday.

This is the first homicide in the county since March 2010.

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