Newport News man killed in Chesterfield County homicide


CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Chesterfield County Police have identified a suspect in a deadly shooting that occurred just before sunrise on Mother’s Day Sunday. 

Police responded to the 7400 block of Midlothian Turnpike, in the Chippenham Square Shopping Center, following a report of a man shot.  

Chesterfield Police say upon arrival they discovered a man, identified as 27-year-old Dwayne Reid, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. Reid, of the 500 block of Coral Key Place in Newport News, was taken to a nearby hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. 

On Sunday, detectives obtained warrants for 29-year-old Darren Damion Douglas for second-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Douglas, of the 2700 block of Third Avenue, is described as 5-feet-5-inches tall and 169 pounds. He has black dreadlocks with red tips and brown eyes. 

Anyone with information about this incident is urged 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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