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Victim Identified, Suspect Identified and Arrested in Double Shooting in the East End

07/01/2018 6:00 AM by

From the Richmond Police Department:

The Richmond Police Department has made an arrest in the June 16 homicide and aggravated assault that occurred in the 1600 block of Spotsylvania Street.

At approximately 2:30 a.m., officers were called to that location for the report of a shooting. Officers found Tevon M. Cook, 26, of the 1700 block of Carlisle Avenue, suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injury later that same day.

Another adult male was found at the location suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with an injury that was not considered life threatening.

Officers were able to detain a male in close proximity to the crime scene. That individual, Vashawn C. Hill, 26, of the 00 block of Blair Drive, Warfield, Virginia, was later arrested and has been charged with malicious wounding. Additional charges relating to the homicide are pending. His photo is attached.

Anyone with further information about this homicide and aggravated assault is asked to call Major Crimes Detective D. Cuffley at (804) 646-6795 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.


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