RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department has arrested two Henrico males and a Sandston male in connection with the shooting that occurred Tuesday on Jahnke Road in Richmond’s southside.
Police said at approximately 4:16 p.m., officers were called to the 6300 block of Jahnke Road for a report of a shooting. Officers arrived and found a male who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.
He was transported to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.
Witnesses provided information about three suspects and the suspect vehicle that had fled the scene.
The Richmond Metropolitan Transportation Authority (RMTA) officers and Department officers located the vehicle and stopped it on I-195 just north of Broad Street.
Officers arrested the three males in the vehicle without incident and seized several firearms.
Fletcher Robinson Jr., 26, of the 2600 block of Hilliard Road; Waverly M. Robinson, 20, of the 2600 block of Hilliard Road, and Satwon L. McKnight, 19, of the 5200 block of Lewis Road were all arrested.
All three were charged with attempted robbery and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Other charges are being considered.
Anyone with further information about this case 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.
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