Suspect arrested for East End shooting, robbery

RICHMOND, Va. — A suspect has been arrested for a robbery and shooting in Mosby Court last month that sent a man to the hospital.

Richmond police said that detectives arrested 21-year-old Marquez R. Taylor, of the 1600 block of Glenfield Avenue, without incident on Wednesday.

Taylor was charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, probation violation and trespassing for a shooting incident that occurred in the 1400 block of Coalter Street on May 18. Additional charges are pending.

Officers found an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound to the torso in the 1400 block of Coalter Street.

Witnesses told CBS 6 reporter Jake Burns that they heard a gunshot and then spotted the victim stumble and yell, “Help me, I’m dying.”

Detectives credited Taylor’s arrest to information received through the Crime Stoppers tipline.

If you have information that could help police, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637.

Stay with CBS 6 News and WTVR.com for updates on this story.



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