FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 24, 2022
CPD Seeking Information in Shooting Incident
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA - The Charlottesville Police Department is seeking information regarding a shooting incident that occurred on the evening of February 23, 2022 in the 800 block of Hardy Drive.
Last night, February 23, 2022, at approximately 8:31 PM, Charlottesville Police Officers responded to the 800 block of Hardy Drive for the report of shots fired. Officers were able to locate a crime scene and collect evidence. Officers were able to develop a suspect and have obtain arrest warrants for 37 year old Charlottesville resident Robert James Wayne.
Mr. Wayne is currently wanted on the following charges: Attempted Malicious Wounding, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Use of a Firearm in Commission of a Felony. Mr. Wayne was in possession of a handgun when last seen and should be considered armed and dangerous.
If you have any information about this incident or Mr. Wayne’s location, please contact Crimestoppers at 434-977-4000.
Captain Tony Newberry
Charlottesville Police Department