Police make arrest in east end June shooting

Posted at 4:23 PM, Aug 30, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-30 16:23:53-04

RICHMOND, Va. — A Richmond man has been arrested in connection with an early June shooting in the city’s east end.

Dashawn T. Davis, 22, of the 2200 block of North 25th Street, was arrested on August 26 and charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

At approximately 9:39 a.m. on June 9, officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 2000 block of Creighton Road.

Police located an adult male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital where he was treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

“From the start of this investigation, detectives have aggressively pursued every available lead,” said Lt. Jason Hudson with the Major Crimes Division. “Nearly three months later, their hard work and perseverance has paid off with the arrest of Mr. Davis.”

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective David Cuffley at (804) 646-6795 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at Submit tips 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.

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