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Man, woman arrested in Florida for Richmond murder

Police found man shot in car in Southside neighborhood last week
Police investigating fatal shooting in Richmond
Posted at 2:28 PM, Aug 18, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-18 17:13:51-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Law enforcement have apprehended a man and woman in Florida wanted for a murder on Richmond's Southside last week.

Police were called to the 800 block of Holly Springs Avenue for a shooting just before 3:20 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 10.

When officers arrived, they found Frederick Boatwright inside a car suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, according to police.

Boatwright was taken to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead, police said.

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Ebony Webb and Ra-Shawn Dyson

Officials said Wednesday that 24-year-old Ebony Webb and 33-year-old Ra-Shawn Dyson, both of Richmond, were apprehended by U.S. Marshals without incident in Orange County, Florida.

Webb was charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony while Dyson was charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to call Major Crimes Detective P. Ripley at 804-646-0423 or contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email newstips@wtvr.com to send a tip.