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Richmond woman pleads guilty to Shockoe Bottom murder

Posted at 4:27 PM, Jun 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-15 16:27:59-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A Richmond woman pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, malicious wounding, and attempted murder in the June 2019 hit-and-run death of another woman outside a Richmond nightclub.

Shiauna Harris will be formally sentenced in November.

Harris, who was 21 at the time of her arrest, got into a fight outside Image Restaurant and Lounge, along the 1700 block of E. Main Street, at about 2 a.m. Wednesday, June 26, 2019, according to witnesses.

Following the fight, witnesses said Harris drove a car into several people along E. Main Street in Richmond's Shockoe Bottom neighborhood.

Shanice Woodberry, 22, was hit and killed. Brittany Summers, a 29-year-old mother of three, was injured.

Summers and Woodberry did not know each other.

Neither woman was involved in the fight, according to witnesses.