Saturday, June 19, 2010

Suspect in Shooting Arrested

Richmond Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with the shooting today in Hillside Court.

Richmond Police arrested Marcellus D. Walters, 20, of the 1400 block of Drewry Street for the robbery and assault of a male in the 1800 block of Southlawn Avenue at approximately 7:40 a.m.

Walters was identified a short time later through the excellent cooperation of Department patrol officers, the Aviation and K-9 units, detectives and RRHA officers with information from the community.

The victim was taken to VCU Medical Center with injuries that are considered life threatening.

Walters has been charged with robbery, malicious wounding, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.