Defendant Devin Williams is a deputy sheriff
OAKLAND, CA — The Alameda County District Attorney’s Office announces that Devin Williams Jr, an Alameda County Sheriff’s Office deputy, has been charged with two counts of murder.
On Wednesday, September 7, 2022, around 12:45 a.m., Dublin Police Services responded to a call of two subjects that had been shot inside a residence on the 3100 block of Colebrook Lane. The two people, a husband and wife, suffered from gunshot wounds and were pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses identified the shooter as Defendant Williams, 24.
Defendant Williams fled the scene but ultimately called Dublin Police to surrender himself later that day. He was taken into custody around 12 p.m. in Coalinga by the California Highway Patrol with aide from the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office.
“Our hearts and condolences go out to the family, friends and community of the two victims killed in this incident,” said DA O’Malley.
Defendant Williams has been charged with two counts of Penal Code 187(a), murder, with an enhancement Penal Code 12022.53(d), intentional discharge of a firearm causing death, and two special circumstances, PC 190.2(a)(3), a multiple murder special circumstance and PC 190.2(a)(5), a murder to avoid arrest special circumstance.
His arraignment is expected to occur today at the East County Hall of Justice in Dublin, Department 702.
Please note that the Alameda County District Attorney’s Office will not be making further statements as this is now a pending case.
Contact: Public Information Officer Angela Ruggiero // Angela.Ruggiero@acgov.org // (510) 919-0081