Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Arrest Made in Bradford Road Homicide

December 2, 2015

The Richmond Police Department has arrested a Richmond man in connection with the March homicide of David Briggs.

Alexander S. Briggs, 19, of the 2400 block of Flint Street, was arrested Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to commit murder. He is not related to the victim.

At approximately 1:38 p.m. on March 29, officers responded to the 2100 block of Bradford Road for a report of a person shot. They located David L. Briggs, 28, of the 3400 block of Frank Road, lying on the ground with an apparent gunshot wound. Briggs was transported to a local hospital where he died of his wounds.

On Monday, December 1, officers working in the area of Ruffin Road observed Alexander Briggs, who was wanted in connection with the homicide. He attempted to flee from the officers, but was taken into custody without incident. 

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Joseph Fultz at (804) 646-3929 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.