RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Richmond man, who police say is wanted for attempting to kill a woman, was arrested in New York.
Rensselaer, N.Y. police stopped a 2009 Ford sedan for going 56 mph in a 30 mph zone at 10:52 p.m. on Monday, according to the TimesUnion. Officers then discovered 24-year-old Demetrius M. Williams was wanted on an attempted murder charge.
On Feb. 2, Richmond police responded to a call for assistance in the 1500 block of Jennie Scher Road, near Government Road in the city's East End.
According to police, a woman said Williams fired shots at her, but was not hit.
Richmond police then took out a number of warrants on Williams, including attempted murder, assault and battery, breaking and entering with intent to commit a felony, petit larceny, unlawful use or injury to a telephone, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
Williams also faces additional charges from Rensselaer police, including drunken driving, fleeing a police officer, obstruction of governmental administration, resisting arrest and criminal tampering. The TimesUnion also reports he was ticketed for five violations: speeding, not wearing a seat belt, aggravated unlicensed operator, unlicensed driver and unlawful possession of marihuana.
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