Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Second Arrest Made in Accommodation Street Shooting

May 9, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has arrested a second suspect in an aggravated assault shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 16 in Mosby Court.

The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Zyejuan M. Redd, 18, of the 1500 block of Jennie Scher Road, in connection with the shooting.

Ki'yelle A. Whitaker, 20, of the 1700 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike was arrested last month for his role in the incident. Redd and Whitaker are charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Booking photos are attached.

At approximately 6:46 p.m. on April 16, officers were called to a shooting in the 1900 block of Accommodation Street. They located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this case to call Major Crimes Detective Jon Bridges at (804) 646-4494 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

Submit tips to GUN250 about persons illegally possessing guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

            Zyejuan M. Redd

              Ki'yelle A. Whitaker