Studio owner talks about deadly shooting outside business

HENRICO, VA (WWBT) - Henrico Police are looking for the person responsible for a deadly shooting outside a recording studio.

It happened during a showcase for up and coming talent at Phully Loaded Studio is in the 8500 block of Glazebrook Avenue.  It's right off Staples Mill Road.

21-year-old Jajuan Munford is dead. The owner tells NBC12 what he saw.

Every Thursday is industry where local music artists come to showcase their skills.

This session ended abruptly in gunfire.

"They were family," says James Brayboy, the studio owner.  "I don't understand."

Brayboy says it happened after security guards kicked out two men.

"They were looking at each other wrong from what I heard," he said.  "Then we stopped everything and put them out."

Brayboy says he told the men to go home, but they didn't listen.  He says they heard gunshots and kept everyone inside.

The victim's body was found in an alley behind the studio.

"This is just ridiculous man," says Brayboy.  " There's a 20-year-old kid laying back there you know, over there near the Grease Monkey.  It's just crazy, just crazy.  Some people wanted to run outside but we locked the doors. We saved lives ok?  People wanted to go out there."

Brayboy says he's never had problems at the studio before.  He's afraid this type of violence will be negative for his business.

"This has nothing to do with the business that I do," he said.  "Phully Loaded which is spelled P-H-U-L-L-Y is not about guns. It's about a perception on how you want to be perceived ."

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