Man charged in ‘deliberate and brutal’ Hull Street shooting

Man charged in ‘deliberate and brutal’ Hull Street shooting
Deontrey Thomas, 26, is charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony for the shooting. (Source: Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police have charged a man in connection to a “deliberate and brutal” shooting that happened over the weekend.

Police were called to a business just after 2 p.m. on Dec. 1 in the 1800 block of Hull Street for a shooting.

At the scene, police found a man suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

“The victim is lucky to be alive,” said Major Crimes Lieutenant Rick Edwards. “This was a very deliberate and brutal shooting.”

On Thursday, police arrested Deontrey Thomas, 26, and charged him with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He had previously been caught on surveillance cameras at the business during the time of the shooting.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.
Anyone with information is asked to call police. (Source: Richmond Police)

Anyone with information or if you recognize the suspect is asked to call police at 804-646-6456 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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