Woman dead after Gloucester County shooting

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GLOUCESTER COUNTY, Va. – A woman has died after a shooting in the 7100 block of Chapman Drive in Gloucester County Friday evening.

Chad Brian Sayers, 34. (Photo courtesy of the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office)

When officers with the Gloucester County Sheriff’s office arrived at the scene, they found a 58-year-old female victim suffering from a single gunshot wound.

They also found the victim’s son, Chad Brian Sayers, 34, in the home, where he also resided. He was the only other person in the home at the time of the shooting.

The victim has been identified as Cheryl Sayers.

Sayers was transported to Walter Reed Hospital, where she was later pronounced dead. Chad Sayers has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and is currently at the Gloucester County Sheriff’s Office.

On October 10 Sayers was denied bond. His preliminary hearing is scheduled for December 15.

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