Man charged with murder in shooting death of man in Richmond hotel room

Man charged with murder in shooting death of man in Richmond hotel room
Gerard Hargrove has been arrested for homicide in a hotel room on Chamberlayne Avenue. (Source: Richmond Police)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A man is charged with murder in the shooting death of a man inside a hotel room on Chamberlayne Avenue.

On Jan. 3, officers were called to a hotel in the 2600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue for the report of a shooting around 7 a.m.

Officers arrived and found William O. Hurt, 29, unresponsive in a hotel room. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Gerard A. Hargrove, 44, was captured by the U.S Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force last week.

Hargrove has been charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Detectives ask anyone with further information about this incident to call Major Crimes Detective M. Godwin at 804-646-5533 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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