Update: Harrisonburg Police Arrest Staunton Man Involved in Deadly Shooting

Update Friday:

Harrisonburg, VA - Officials in Harrisonburg say Dallas Chaplin, 19, has been arrested.

He was arrested Thursday night in Staunton and charged with the first degree murder of Brandon Graessle.

Chaplin is now in jail in Harrisonburg.


Harrisonburg, VA - Officials say they have arrest warrants for a Staunton man wanted in connection to a shooting that killed a 19-year-old man over the weekend.

The Harrisonburg Police Department says they are looking for Dallas Chaplin. They say the warrants are for first degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony, both felonies in Virginia.

Police say Chaplin is wanted for his involvement in the shooting that killed Benjamin Graessle on December 23.

Officials have arrested Givi Dudania, 19, of Staunton, who was charged with assault and battery that happened before the shooting that killed Graessle.

?If you have any information, officials ask that you call Crime Solvers at 540-574-5050. Tipsters may also text "HPD" plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Anyone providing information that leads to the arrest of Chaplin, may be eligible for an award through Crime Solvers.