Police make arrests in killing of 22-year-old near Shockoe Bottom

Police make arrests in killing of 22-year-old near Shockoe Bottom
Raymond R. Mason, III and Raeqwon C. Hinton. (Source: Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police have made two arrests in connection to the shooting death of a 22-year-old near Shockoe Bottom.

Richmond police responded to the 1700 block of East Broad Street for a shooting at about 2:37 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 6.

Upon arrival, officers found an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

He was taken to the hospital where he was then pronounced dead. Police identified the victim 22-year-old Devon A. Lyles.

Police have arrested Raymond R. Mason, III, 23, and Raeqwon C. Hinton, 23, both of Petersburg. The two were arrested by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force.

Officers have also determined that Lyles was shot in the 200 block of North 18th Street and ran to East Broad Street, where he collapsed.

The medical examiner will determine the manner and cause of death.

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

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