RICHMOND, VA –A teenage suspect has been arrested in
connection with the shooting of a 16-year-old male victim on Decatur Street on Saturday; the suspect faces a
variety of charges, including attempted murder.
On Saturday, March 2 at approximately 10 p.m., the victim was gunned down
while walking home from a party at the corner of 11th and Decatur
Streets in Richmond.
He was taken to VCU
with non life-threatening injuries.
Police say the suspect and victim had both attended the large party, held in
the 1300 block of Hull Street.
The two had a verbal altercation before the shooting.
On Monday, the U.S.
Marshals Regional Task Force arrested a 15-year-old suspect in connection to
the shooting. His charges include: attempted murder, aggravated malicious
wounding, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and possession of a
firearm by a juvenile.
The suspect is being held in the Chesterfield
The victim remains hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds.
Anyone who has
any information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.
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