James Stevenson, 59, of Henrico County, has been charged with second-degree murder and the use of a firearm in connection with the Friday night shooting death of Maria Elaine Gillette, 47.
Henrico police said they responded to a domestic-related call in the 2200 block of Shirleydale Avenue at 10:43 p.m. by a juvenile, who was unharmed.
As police responded, dispatchers were told that a female had been shot inside the house and that a male left the house in a vehicle headed toward Darbytown Road. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers patrolling the area spotted the vehicle. Stevenson was stopped and taken into custody, said police.