Fatal Shooting in Chesterfield

Accidental Firing of Gun Led to Incident

June 29, 2020 - 10:30 am
Chesterfield Police arrest man in connection to a fatal shooting early Monday morning in Chesterfield (Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)

(Photo Credit: Chesterfield Police)


(CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va.) -- Police are investigating a shooting that occurred in the 17300 block of Genito Road early Monday morning.

At about 1 a.m., police were called to a house on Genito road for a report that an adult male had been inadvertently shot. The victim, identified as 34 year old Roy Long, was transported to an area hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

23 year old Jamieson Miller has been arrested and charged with felony reckless handling of a firearm in relation to the shooting. At this time, the investigation indicates that Long and Miller were both handling the firearm when it was fired.

Police continue their investigation into this incident. Anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.