Home Crime Update: Alameda County Sheriff Deputy Surrenders After Dublin Double Homicide

Update: Alameda County Sheriff Deputy Surrenders After Dublin Double Homicide

Press Release

by ECT

On Wednesday, Sept 7 at 12:45 am, Dublin Police responded to a 9-1-1 call in the 3100 block of Colebrook Lane. The caller reported two subjects had been shot inside the residence and the suspect had fled the scene in a vehicle.

Upon arrival, Dublin Police found a male and female inside the residence, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. Medical aid was summoned to the residence; however, both subjects were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Witnesses on scene identified the shooter as 24-year-old Devin Williams Jr. Williams Jr., is known to be employed by the Alameda County Sheriffs office as a Deputy. At this time, Williams jr. has not been located and should be considered armed and dangerous.

Williams, Jr. has a known residence in the City of Stockton and may be driving either a grey, 2007 Volkswagen Jetta with California license plate 6MEA916 or a 2015 Hyundai with California license plate 9BMB449.

Anyone seeing Williams Jr or his vehicles are asked to call 9-1-1 immediately. Do not attempt to contact him.

Dublin Police say this is an on going investigation and continue to conduct interviews and process evidence.

12:06 PM UPDATE: Williams in Custody

During a press conference, authorities said Williams had been taken into custody by the California Highway Patrol after the suspect called in wanting to turn himself in. He had been taken into custody near exit 337 just minutes before the press conference.  The firearm was discarded on the Altamont Pass area and that Williams said he had no other weapons on him. He knew the couple in the home and a third person was also in the home at the time of the shooting.

It was stated that Williams was a police academy graduate, but he did not pass his probation in Stockton, it was more of his ability and skill-set, they let him ago, applied for ALCO Sheriff, did a background check including a psychology test. They did not see anything in his background. They called his background “immaculate”. Victims had no connection to law enforcement, female victim is 42 years old and husband is approx. 58-years old.

A total of 6 people were in the home at the time of the shooting, 2 who were killed.

2:00 pm UPDATE Update on Homicide Investigation

On Wed. Sept. 7 just before 12:00 pm, homicide suspect Devin Williams Jr was safely taken into custody in Coalinga, California area with the assistance of the California Highway Patrol and Fresno County Sheriff’s Office. Dublin Police would like to thank our outside allied agencies for all the assistance to bring this tragic incident to a conclusion. Williams Jr will be booked into the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin on homicide charges. Dublin Police sends their deepest condolences to the victims families and friends during this very difficult time.

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