Police arrest third suspect related to Devin Hawkin’s murder

Police investigators say 13-year-old Devin Hawkins was struck in the back by a stray bullet while running from the scene of a gang related shooting at the Broadwater apartment complex. Three men have been rounded up and charged in connection with the murder or gang related activity.

While Jermon Rasheem Woodson-Jones, 21, was arrested last month, after turning himself in, on warrants for gang participation and accessory after the fact, a second man 18-year-old Jermaine Powell, was arrested and charged with gang participation. According to police, gang participation is a charge in which police can show a group acting as a gang and one or more of the group have committed an offense which can be defined as a felony that tends to benefit the gang. Then police charge all associates who are present or participating with gang participation.

On Tuesday, May 3, a U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested 21-year-old William Timothy Walker near Harrisburg, Penn. He was wanted on charges including murder and malicious wounding. Last Wednesday Walker waived his rights and agreed to be returned to Virginia. He is now being held at Chesterfield County Jail.


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