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UPDATE: Man Charged in James City County Domestic-Related Shooting

A James City County Police car
(WYDaily/Courtesy JCCPD)

Update — James City County Police announced Rae’kwan Fulton was formally charged on the evening of Oct. 8 with aggravated malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Fulton, an active-duty U.S. Army service member stationed at Fort Eustis was transported to Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail. Fulton was denied bond, and a hearing has been scheduled for Oct. 10. The investigation remains ongoing.

JAMES CITY COUNTY — A man is under arrest following a domestic-related shooting Sunday afternoon in James City County.

According to the James City County Police Department (JCCPD), at approximately 3 p.m. on Oct. 8, it received a report of a domestic-related shooting in the 1300 block of Queens Crossing.

Police said one victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The victim’s spouse, identified as 25-year-old active-duty service member Rae’kwan Fulton, fled the scene in a white 2015 Toyota Tundra.

Police and Emergency Medical Service personnel administered life-saving measures for the victim, who was then transported to Riverside Regional Hospital, police said.

James City County Police, in collaboration with the Newport News Police Department (NNPD), tracked the suspect as he left the county, and Fulton was stopped and detained by NNPD in Newport News at approximately 3:55 p.m. Fulton was extradited to the James City County Law Enforcement Center, police said.

The investigation remains ongoing, and while charges have not been filed at this time, they are expected as the investigation progresses, police said.

JCCPD thanked the Newport News Police Department, the York-Poquoson Sheriff’s Office, and the Williamsburg Police Department for their assistance.

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