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12-year-old shot in Chesterfield dies; suspect in custody

Posted at 8:24 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-05 06:55:50-05

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A 12-year-old who was inadvertently shot in Chesterfield County Tuesday night has died.

Police were called to the 3700 block of Totty Street, in Ettrick, after 11 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say the 12-year-old victim was, who lived at the residence, was transported to the hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Wednesday morning, police obtained a warrant for Rayshawn D. Elmore, 22, of the 3700 block of Totty Street, for involuntary manslaughter in relation to the shooting.

Police say their investigation indicates that Elmore inadvertently shot the victim, who is known to him.

Elmore turned himself in to police this morning, and he is currently in police custody.

Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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