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Police arrest second suspect in connection with Mosby Court shooting

Posted at 6:46 PM, May 09, 2016
and last updated 2016-05-09 18:46:35-04
Zyejuan M. Redd, 18

Zyejuan M. Redd, 18

RICHMOND, Va. — The Richmond Police Department arrested a second suspect in an aggravated assault shooting that occurred April 16, in Richmond’s Mosby Court neighborhood.

The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested Zyejuan M. Redd, 18, of the 1500 block of Jennie Scher Road, in connection with the shooting. Ki’yelle A. Whitaker, 20, of the 1700 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike, was previously arrested in April for his role in the incident.

Redd and Whitaker have been charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Ki’yelle A. Whitaker, 20, was arrested

Ki’yelle A. Whitaker, 20, was arrested

At approximately 6:46 p.m. on April 16, officers were called to a shooting in the 1900 block of Accommodation Street. They located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was treated at the hospital for non-life threatening injuries and has since been released.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about this case to call Major Crimes Detective Jon Bridges at (804) 646-4494 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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