Chesterfield double shooting suspect arrested

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - The suspect in a double shooting in Chesterfield last month is now behind bars.

Tuesday night, the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested 50-year-old Antonio S. Flax for shooting two men on Alfalfa Lane back on October 2. One victim was shot in the chest, the other in the arm. Both were treated at VCU Medical Center for non-life threatening injuries.

Now, Flax faces charges of felonious assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and illegal possession of a firearm.

Flax is currently being held at the Chesterfield County Jail pending a hearing in Chesterfield County General District Court.

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