The Richmond Police Department has arrested a man in connection with the homicide that occurred in the Fulton Bottom neighborhood last week.
Antwone V. Mealey, 23, of the 1500 block of North 20th Street, surrendered at police headquarters. He has been charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Additional charges are pending.
Investigators believe this incident stemmed from an argument.
At 12:24 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 25, police responded to a call of shots fired in the 800 block of Old Nicholson Street. Officers arrived and found the body of Adam Jamal El, 25, lying on the ground at the intersection of Old Nicholson and Fulton Streets.
Mealey was previously arrested in January 2012 and charged with felony child neglect after the accidental shooting of his 3-year-old son in their house.
Anyone with any further information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.