RICHMOND, Va. — A North Chesterfield County man has been arrested in connection with a Sunday murder morning in Richmond’s east end.
Antonio L. Morris, 27, has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery and conspiracy to commit murder in the shooting death of 37-year-old Alton Neal. He was taken into custody Wednesday without incident by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force.
Officers responded to the report of a shooting on the 2000 block of Fairfield Avenue shortly before 1 a.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, they found the victim, 37-year-old Alton Neal, suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Family members told CBS 6 Neal had two kids.
Police are asking anyone in the community with information about this incident to call Major Crimes Detective Mark Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at http://www.7801000.com.
Submit tips to GUN250 about persons in possession of illegally-held guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.