August 1, 2016Two of the five men sought in connection with a shooting that occurred in mid-July on West Broad Street have been arrested and charged with multiple felonies.
Kiante M. Smith, 20, of the 7000 block of Meadowburn Drive in Chesterfield County, turned himself in Saturday at Second Precinct. He is charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.On July 26, D-Vonn A. Reaux, 20, of the 3700 block of Lucky Lee Cres North in Chesterfield County, turned himself in at Richmond Police Headquarters. He also faces charges of attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Booking photos of both men are attached.
“Detectives continue to pursue all available leads, and, thanks to the community’s help, they have already made great progress in this case,” said Sgt. Claude Picard with the Major Crimes Unit. “At present, we’re still searching for three individuals involved with this shooting – two of whom we’re hoping the public can help us to identify.”At approximately 2:42 a.m. on July 16, officers responded to a call of a person shot in the 1100 block of West Broad Street. They arrived to find an adult male lying in the street, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Virginia Commonwealth University Police provided vital assistance during the preliminary phase of investigation, including responding to the crime scene, interviewing witnesses and helping RPD detectives to identify three of the suspects.
Montrell Graves, 22, of Chesterfield, is wanted on charges of attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.He should be considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who sees him is asked to call police immediately.
Graves is described as a black male, 6’2” tall, weighing 225 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. A recent photo of Graves is attached.Two more unidentified suspects were captured on video prior to the shooting and running from the shooting scene. Surveillance photos are attached.
The first suspect is described as a black male with light facial hair who wore a black T-shirt with a design on the front and dark shorts at the time of the incident. The second is also a black male with some facial hair who wore a Baltimore Ravens shirt with “Lewis #52” on the back and jeans.Anyone with any information about this case or the whereabouts of these suspects is asked to call Major Crimes Sergeant Claude Picard at (804) 646-4060 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 www.7801000.com.
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