Police apprehend suspect at home, after gas station shooting

Posted at 8:41 PM, Jun 24, 2013
and last updated 2013-06-25 17:23:24-04


UPDATE: The suspect was arrested at his residence without incident around 3 p.m. Tuesday. He faces three charges: aggravated malicious wounding with the intent to kill, use of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a weapon by a felon.

(WTVR)—Around 6 p.m. Monday night the sheriff's office responded to a shooting at the Dawn Convenient store on the corner of Route 30 and Route 301 in Caroline County.

Workers called police after a man was shot, while getting out of his truck. Police said they don’t believe this shooting is random.

First responders on scene told CBS 6 news reporter Jon Burkett that the injuries are life-threatening and police said it is serious. The victim was taken to VCU Medical Center.

The sheriff's office said that the person of interest is Wayne Douglas Harris, a black male who is 6 foot tall and weighs around 145 bs.

While forensic officers processed the scene, detectives questioned everyone that was in the area at the time of the shooting, hoping to find what triggered the violence in what's normally a rural quiet community.

"The preliminary investigation does reveal these two apparently knew each other," said Sgt. Karl Eichenmiller.

Authorities aid that Harris was last seen driving a faded light blue Ford F150, 90s model.

Officers asked the public to please use caution as subject may be armed and dangerous.

Anyone having information about this subject is encouraged to contact CCSO at 804-633-5400, Investigator Scott Gershowitz at 804-633-1082 or may leave information of his whereabouts on the Caroline County Sheriff's Office anonymous tip line, 804-633-1133.