Richmond man charged in shooting death at Main St. apartment

Quinn E. Hazelwood Jr. (Source: Richmond Police)
Quinn E. Hazelwood Jr. (Source: Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A Richmond man faces two manslaughter counts in connection with a deadly shooting at a downtown apartment early Saturday morning.

Richmond police arrested Quinn E. Hazelwood Jr., 27, and charged him with voluntary manslaughter. Detectives say Phillip O. Nikolenko, 26, from Henrico was found shot to death around 12:40 a.m., at the American Heritage Apartments on 10th and Main streets.

Officers found Nikolenko and another man in an upper floor hallway. Nikolenko died at the scene, while the other victim was transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Richmond police ask anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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