Man charged in now-deadly Chesterfield shooting

Man charged in now-deadly Chesterfield shooting
Police have arrested 29-year-old Andre Hawthorne in connection with the shooting death of 33-year-old Ronald Wright in Chesterfield. (Source: Chesterfield County Police Department)

CHESTERFIELD, Va. (WWBT) - Police say a man died at the hospital after he was shot Thursday afternoon in Chesterfield County.

Officers got a report of a shooting along the 3500 block of Silver Oak Court around 4:30 p.m.

When they arrived, they found 33-year-old Roland Wright with a gunshot wound, and he was rushed to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. He later died from his injuries.

Detectives have since arrested and charged 29-year-old Andre Hawthorne with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Additional charges are pending. Hawthorne is being held at the Chesterfield County Jail without bond.

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.

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