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Posted on: March 29, 2018

03-29-18 Additional Charges Brought in Overnight Shooting

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Two additional men have been charged in an overnight shooting. 


Additional charges have been brought in the shooting incident in the Buffalo Wild Wings parking lot early this morning. Ricus Shawmel Watkins, age 25 and Akira Jammal Clark, age 30 have also been charged. 


Watkins is charged with Malicious Wounding in violation of VA State Code 18.2-51.2, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony in violation of VA State 18.2-53.1, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon in violation of VA State Code 18.2-308.2. He was arrested this afternoon without incident and is currently being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond.


Clark is charged with Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon in violation of VA State 18.2-308.2. He was also arrested this afternoon without incident and is currently being held in the Danville City Jail under no bond. 

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