newsnorth carolina man indicted in murder of man on the downtown mall in charlottesville

North Carolina man indicted in murder of man on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville

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A Charlottesville grand jury has indicted a North Carolina man in an October 2022 shooting on the Downtown Mall that killed one person and injured two others.

Marcel Darell Washington, 33, was indicted on Tuesday on one count of second-degree murder and two counts of malicious wounding in the Oct. 23 murder of 31-year-old Davonn J. Wilson and the shooting that caused injuries to two female bystanders.

Washington is currently in custody at the Albemarle County Regional Jail.

According to police, Washington and Wilson were involved in an altercation inside a bar when shots rang out.

Wilson suffered multiple gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead at the UVA Medical Center.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris has won 17 Virginia Press Association awards for his work as an investigative reporter, feature writer and columnist. Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, both published in 2019, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to my YouTube page, Want to reach Chris? Try [email protected].

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