UPDATE – Arrests made in connection to September 22, 2021 shooting

September 26, 2021

For Further Information Contact: Lieutenant Cheyenne Casale
Criminal Investigations Unit: (804) 541-2284
Release Number: 2021-09222021 – Arrests Made September 24, 2021

UPDATE – *Arrests made in connection to September 22, 2021 shooting*

[Hopewell, VA] – Update – On September 23, 2021 at approximately 3:10 P.M. the United States
Marshal Service (USMS) apprehended two of the individuals involved in the aggravated assault
shooting that took place on September 22, 2021 in the 900 Block of Davisville Court. Mr. Anthony
Williams (of Newport News, VA) and Ms. Tasha Jackson (of Elizabeth City, NC) were arrested in
Newport News, VA with the assistance of the USMS, the Newport News Police Department and the
overwhelming community support and tips received during the investigation. Please see the attached
images of Mr. Williams and Ms. Jackson.
“The partnership and trust that has developed between our community and our police officers played
a pivotal role in identifying these dangerous individuals and bringing some peace to our
neighborhoods.” said Captain Donald Reid. Anyone who may have any other pertinent information
relating to this case or any other case is asked to call the Hopewell Police with their information.
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(Previous release) [Hopewell, VA] – On Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at approximately 2:15
P.M., officers responded to the 900 block of Davisville Ct. for a report of shots fired. As officers were
canvassing the area, a call for service came in indicating a single male victim was carried into John
Randolph Medical Center by a friend with two gunshot wounds to the lower back and upper leg.
Medical treatment was rendered at John Randolph Medical Center and the victim was subsequently
transported to Chippenham Hospital for further treatment. The initial reports were that multiple
individuals were involved in an exchange of gunfire at the apartment complex and police are working
with the community to identify those responsible.

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