Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Arrest Made in Coalter Street Shooting

May 25, 2016
A Richmond man has been arrested and charged with two felonies in connection with a shooting that occurred last Saturday in Mosby Court.

Ballard T. Brinkley Jr, 26, of the 1300 block of Coalter Street, was taken into custody this morning by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. He is charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. His booking photo is attached.

Around 4:15 p.m. on May 20, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1400 block of Coalter Street. Upon arrival, they located the adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Jay Brissette at (804) 646-3867 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at
                 Ballard T. Brinkley Jr.