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Man charged with attempted murder in Mechanicsville Turnpike shooting

Posted at 4:59 PM, Feb 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-28 17:12:40-05

RICHMOND, Va. – A man has been charged with attempted murder in connection to a Mechanicsville Turnpike shooting earlier this month.

Richmond Police responded to a shooting in the 1600 block of Mechanicsville Turnpike at approximately 7:16 p.m., on February 13.

When officers arrived at the scene, they located a man inside a store suffering from a gunshot wound.

Police say the shooting occurred just outside the store. The victim was transported to a local hospital with a life-threatening injury.

Detectives arrested 38-year-old Deangelo Hunt, of Henrico, and charged him with attempted murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. DiSalvo at (804) 646-3930 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or www.7801000.com [7801000.com] or the P3 smartphone app. The Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.