Hanover, Va. – On March 4, 2021, at approximately 9:57 p.m., deputies responded to the 8000 block of Bell Creek Road for a shooting incident. Once on scene deputies located an adult male victim deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.
Identity of the victim is being withheld at this time pending family notification.
Based on the evidence and information at the scene, deputies immediately took a male juvenile into custody in relation to this incident. The juvenile has since been charged with First Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.
There is no threat to the community and deputies are not looking for any additional suspects in connection to this incident.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office at (804) 365-6140 or the Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. Citizens can also download the “P3 Tips” app for their mobile device to submit their tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.