Fugitive from Virginia Caught in Rensselaer

Hands in handcuffs, close-up

A suspect in an attempted murder from Virginia has been captured after a police chase in Rensselaer. 

24-year-old Demetrius Williams was taken into custody around 11:00 last night when he crashed his car at the intersection of routes 4 and 43. 

Police in Richmond say Williams was involved in a domestic incident back on February 2nd, and fired several shots at his girlfriend.  She was not injured.  

Williams is facing a number of charges in Rensselaer County as well as in Virginia.  Richmond police are seeking his extradition.

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