Sept. 8, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have arrested a suspect in relation to a shooting that occurred at the New Life Outreach International Church at 1005 Turner Road.
At about 12:21 p.m. on Aug. 27, 2022, off-duty police officers were in the parking lot waiting to conduct a funeral escort. Officers overheard several gunshots from inside the building and immediately investigated. The building was cleared by police. No one was injured in the incident.
On Aug. 29, detectives obtained warrants for Darak A. Figueroa, 22, for shooting within an occupied building, reckless handling of a firearm and vandalism in relation to the incident. On Sept. 7, Figueroa, of the 3000 block of N. Battlebridge Drive, was arrested in Georgia, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Police continue to investigate. 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.