Suspect turns self in for fatal Hillside Court shooting

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – A man wanted in connection with the slaying of a 23-year-old man last month in Richmond’s Hillside Court public housing complex has been arrested.

Tyvon M. Williams was wanted on charges of first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.  Saturday, Williams turned himself in to police.

Richmond Police responded to the 1600 block of Rosecrest Ave. just after 1 a.m. Saturday and found a man who had been shot. He was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries. Shortly thereafter, police say they found another man dead at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 23-year-old Javon I Patron.

Anyone with information about this or any crime occurring in the metro Richmond area should call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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