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News for New Kent County and Charles City County, Virginia | December 8, 2019

Update: Victim identified in fatal Charles City shooting; suspect arrested

By Community Member | November 9, 2019 11:10 am
Antwan Jackson has been charged with second-degree murder and other charges.Charles City Sheriff's Office photo

Antwan Jackson has been charged with second-degree murder and other charges.

Charles City Sheriff's Office photo

A shooting in Charles City early Saturday morning has left one person dead.

According to a press release, Charles City County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call for service shortly after 2:30 a.m. on Nov. 9 to the 8400 block of Little Elam Road. When they arrived, they discovered a man with multiple gunshot wounds. The victim later died at the scene.

The victim was identified as 38-year old James Seldon on Sunday morning.

Working with U.S. Marshalls, Richmond’s Police Department, and the Virginia State Police, a suspect was apprehended by Charles City’s Sheriff’s Office Saturday afternoon.

Antwan Jackson, 37, was identified by Charles City Sheriff’s Office and is currently in custody for the shooting. He has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm in commission of a felony (second offense), and second degree murder.

Virginia State Police and Charles City Sheriff’s Office are currently conducting an investigation and no further details about the crime have been released. If you have any information on the shooting, please call Charles City Sheriff’s Office at 829-9265 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.