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Man accused of killing ex-girlfriend with children present in custody

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - The manhunt for a Henrico murder suspect is over. Investigators say Alvin Marshall shot his ex-girlfriend at an apartment complex on the 300 block of Newbridge Road. It's near Nine Mile road in Henrico's East End.

Marshall is charged with first degree murder, and use of a firearm in commission of a felony. He is expected to be arraigned in the morning.

Police say two kids were also inside the apartment at the time. Neighbors at the Newbridge Village Apartments didn't have much to say after they heard about the shooting that killed Tiffany Green, but Sabrina Hicks wishes it wouldn't have happened here.

"It's more sad actually because the kids could have been hurt," said Hicks.

Police say two children were inside that apartment. And her ex-boyfriend, Alvin Marshall, is the primary suspect.

"It's really sad because it's the second homicide that's happened in this building," said Hicks.

Hicks say she's lived here for 11 years. As a mother, she does everything she can to protect her kids. She's says it's upsetting hearing the news, especially in an area with so many kids.

"It's scary," Hicks added. "Even though it happened in the house, it could have just as well happened outside and someone else could have been killed."

The only sign left of the shooting is some crime scene tape outside. We knocked on several doors at the building where police had been, but our questions were left unanswered. Hicks says, even though she's seen her share of crime here, she still feels relatively safe.

"A lot of things have happened," Hicks noted. "We've lost a lot of friends out here. It's not a bad neighborhood. Mainly, stuff comes from the outside."

Police haven't said exactly where Marshall lives now. Even though Hicks didn't know the victim, she still shares her sympathy.

"It's mainly sad for her family, her kids, and people who love her," Hicks added. "The best thing for us to do right now is to give our condolences to them and try to help them out the best we can."

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