Man charged in fatal shooting of 26-year-old in Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WRIC) — Fredericksburg Police have arrested a man in connection with the overnight shooting of a woman in Fredericksburg.

Police said they arrested Cortez Mills Sunday evening and have charged him with second-degree murder. He is being held at Rappahannock Regional Jail without bond in relation to a shooting that happened Saturday night in Fredericksburg.

Police said they were called to the scene of the shooting in the 300 block of Palmer Street at 9:45 p.m.

When they arrived, they found a vehicle which had driven into a pole. When officers approached the vehicle, they found a woman in the driver’s seat dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was identified as Antoinette Anne Beverly, 26, of Milford, Virginia.

If you have any information about the incident, call the police immediately at 540-373-3122. To make an anonymous tip, send a text to “847-411” and text “FPDtip” followed by your tip. Or, download the free FPD Tip app available for Android and iPhones. To download the app, search “FPD Tip” in the Google Play Store or iTunes App Store.

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