Manchester High School student killed in Sunday shooting

Posted at 6:58 AM, Apr 23, 2012
and last updated 2012-04-23 14:58:21-04

UPDATE: Arrest made in fatal shooting of Manchester High student

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) - Police identified the victim in a Sunday evening shooting as 17-year-old Tre Antonio Walton. Walton was a student at Manchester High School, according to a press release from Chesterfield County Police.

Police said officers worked with Chesterfield school officials overnight Sunday to "effectively respond to the situation at the start of the school day."

Police were called to the Genito Glen Apartments along the 4000 block of Hailey Crescent Drive around 10:20 p.m. Sunday. When officers arrived they found Walton in the breezeway of the apartment building. He was taken to Chippenham Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to a press release from the Chesterfield Police Department.

Police urge anyone with information about this deadly shooting to call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660, or text the code tip699 with the tip and send to 274637 (CRIMES).

This is the second murder Chesterfield County police investigated over the weekend. Saturday a man was found dead inside the Waterside Apartments of Chesterfield County.

Family members of the victim identified him as 24-year-old Joe Roane. Chesterfield Police have arrested two people in connection with Roane's death. [Click here to read more]