Man charged with attempted murder in Fan District shooting

Man charged with attempted murder in Fan District shooting
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. (Source: Richmond Police Department)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - An arrest has been made in a shooting that happened early Saturday morning.

Blair D. Odom, 26, of Colonial Heights, was arrested by Colonial Heights police at approximately 7:15 a.m. He has been charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Officers were called to the 400 block of North Harrison Street around 1:15 a.m., near VCU’s campus.

At the scene, police found a man suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the leg.

According to a VCU Alert, the victim and suspect were in a verbal argument. The suspect shot the man and then left heading south on North Harrison Street.

The man was taken to the hospital with a non-life-threatening injury.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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