Suspect arrested for threatening men, shooting out vehicle’s window

Posted at 2:51 PM, Oct 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-20 15:12:01-04


CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. — A suspect police said shot at two men in a Chesterfield apartment building parking lot on Sunday morning has been arrested.

Chesterfield police said the shooting happened in a parking lot in the 3100 block of Tanners Way about 10:55 a.m. as two men were walking to a dumpster.

That’s when authorities said the suspect, 23-year-old Jose M. Matos Pacheo, walked up and threatened one of the victims. At that point, police said the suspect fired a handgun, striking out the rear window of a vehicle in the parking lot.

Then the suspect got back into his vehicle and took off.

No one was injured.

“Witnesses gave police a description of the suspect vehicle, a blue Honda Civic, whichwas located in Richmond,” Elizabeth Caroon, Public Information Coordinator for Chesterfield County Police Department, wrote in a statement. “The suspect, Jose M. Matos Pacheo, 23, was arrested and charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.”

Pacheo, of the 3500 block of Luckylee Crescent, is being held without bond at the Chesterfield County Jail.

Police said their investigation into the incident continues.

If you have information that could help investigators, call the Chesterfield police at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.