Driver deliberately mowed down couple, killing spouse, after calling 911 with ‘threats to shoot a college’: cops

Driver deliberately mowed down couple, killing spouse, after calling 911 with ‘threats to shoot a college’: cops

A crazed driver intentionally plowed his automobile into a pair having fun with a night stroll in Virginia, killing the spouse — after calling 911 with “threats to shoot a college, bomb a constructing and assault cops,” in line with cops.

Daniel Anderson, 22, has been charged with murdering mother of two Shaunda Bizzell, 42, on Monday — the primary time she’d joined her husband, Derek Bizzell, on his common night stroll round their neighborhood in Chesterfield, in line with WWBT.

The motive force — who had a historical past of psychological well being points, in line with his dad — “deliberately steered” his 2012 Hyundai towards the harmless couple, police mentioned.

Derek Bizzell and his spouse, Shaunda, have been taking a night stroll collectively for the primary time Monday when a automobile plowed into them, killing the lady. Derek Bizzell/Fb
Daniel Anderson, 22, has been charged with second-degree homicide, accused of deliberately crashing into the Bizzells of their Chesterfield, Va., neighborhood. Chesterfield Police

The husband, who was additionally hospitalized, mentioned he and his spouse have been on the second loop of their block once they noticed the automobile veering from the center of the road straight at them.

“I might see him veer. I screamed her title, and all I heard was the thump,” he instructed the outlet.

The husband wound up below the automobile, whereas his spouse landed on high. When he grabbed his telephone to name 911, he was too shocked to have the ability to communicate, however good Samaritans who rushed over to assist referred to as within the lethal emergency.

Officers have been already responding to the world as a result of Anderson had referred to as 911 and “made threatening statements,” police mentioned.

He “recognized himself, and made a number of threatening statements, together with threats to shoot a college, bomb a constructing, and assault cops,” police mentioned.

The Bizzells have been on their second lap across the block when Derek mentioned they noticed Anderson’s Hyundai veering towards them. WWBT
The married mother of two ended up on high of the suspect’s automobile and later died from her accidents. Shaunda Bizzell/Fb

Shaunda, a married mother of two grownup youngsters, was taken to a hospital however died from her accidents. Her husband was additionally harm within the collision however has since been launched from the hospital.

“I’m slightly banged up, but when I might commerce locations with my spouse, I might,” the heartbroken man mentioned.

Anderson was unhurt and arrested on the scene, police mentioned.

He was busted on costs of second-degree homicide, malicious wounding, making threats of dying or bodily damage and making threats to bomb or injury buildings. He’s being held with out bond.

Anderson’s father instructed WTVR that his son has been battling a psychological well being dysfunction and had an episode simply hours earlier than the tragedy.

Derek Bizzell mentioned he would have gladly switched locations together with his spouse so she might dwell. Derek Bizzell/Fb

Anderson’s dad mentioned he and his son had an argument earlier than the youthful man stormed out of their dwelling. The daddy claimed he didn’t know his son took the automobile keys with him.

Bizzell mentioned he has not been sleeping or consuming, and feeling “simply numbness” since dropping his beloved spouse.

He added that whereas he has not forgiven the motive force, “I do pray for his household as a result of I’m fairly certain they’re hurting the identical manner we’re hurting proper now,” he mentioned.

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