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Police ID man killed in Chesterfield shooting; suspect arrested

Posted at 6:39 AM, Apr 23, 2021

CHESTERFIELD, Va. -- A 33-year-old man is dead after police said he was shot Thursday afternoon in the 3500 block of Silver Oak Court.

Chesterfield Police said the shooting happened around 4:30 p.m. They found the man with a gunshot wound when they arrived to the scene.

The man was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries. He was later pronounced dead.

The man has been identified as Roland M. Wright II of the 5200 block of Bridgeside Drive.

Detectives said they have arrested 29-year-old Andre D. Hawthorne Jr. of the 3500 block of Silver Oak Court in connection.

Hawthorne has been charged with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He's being held at the Chesterfield County Jail without bond and additional charges are pending.

29-year-old Andre D. Hawthorne Jr.

Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or