Investigators Make Arrest Following Shooting in Rocky Mount

Written by Jamey Singleton. Posted in News

Jeffrey Wayne Williams Jr

  • Incident: Malicious Wounding

  • Incident Reported: 07/21/2017, 9:08 PM

  • Location of Incident: Chris Dr., Rocky Mount, VA

  • Victim Name: Billy Joseph Doss

  • Victim Age: 33

    • Suspect Name: Jeffrey Wayne Williams Jr.

    • Suspect Age: 21

    • Charges: Malicious Wounding

  • Additional remarks:  The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a shooting that occurred on 7/21/17 at approximately 9:08 PM. The Franklin County 9-1-1 Communications Center received the initial call as a breaking and entering with a gunshot wound victim at a residence on Chris Dr.  Deputies arrived on scene and found a male subject inside the residence with a gunshot wound to the chest. The victim was later identified as Billy Joseph Doss. The suspect, Jeffrey Wayne Williams was also located at the residence. Williams advised that he and a female subject were at the residence. Williams stated that Doss was attempting to make entry in to the house and was shot as an intruder.  Williams has been charged with felony Malicious Wounding and is currently being held without bond. The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.


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