2 men arrested in connection with Nine Mile Road shooting

Posted at 4:50 PM, Dec 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-05 16:50:36-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Two Richmond men have been arrested in connection with a shooting on Nine Mile Road, near Fairmount on November 29.

Brandon M. Minns, 23, and Devonte Brown, 21, were arrested over the weekend and each charged with two counts of attempted murder and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Both men were taken into custody by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force.

(L to R) Brandon M. Minns and Devonte Brown (PHOTO: Richmond Police)

(L to R) Brandon M. Minns and Devonte Brown (PHOTO: Richmond Police)

The arrests are in connect with the shooting of a woman in Richmond’s Woodville neighborhood last month.

Richmond Police responded to a call for a shooting in the 2500 block of Nine Mile Road at 11:58 a.m. on Tuesday, November 29.

When police arrived at the scene they located a woman suffering from gunshot wounds. She was transported to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective James Higgins at (804) 646-7570 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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