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Teen charged with murdering Chesterfield man

Teen charged with murdering Chesterfield man
Posted at 10:09 AM, Mar 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-20 17:50:09-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- A 16-year-old from Richmond was arrested and charged with murder following the fatal shooting of a Chesterfield man.

Police were called to the 3600 block of Luckylee Crescent at about 10 p.m. Tuesday.

"Upon arrival, officers located Shyheim Brown, 20, of Mimosa Street, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene," a Chesterfield Police spokesperson said. "This morning, Chesterfield Police, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Service Capital Area Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Richmond Police Department, arrested a 16-year-old male on charges of murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in relation to this incident."

Police said the 16-year-old suspect and 20-year-old victim knew each other prior to the shooting.

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Police continue to investigate this incident and urge anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.