Man arrested for murder in Hopewell

Man arrested for murder in Hopewell
Romeo Arrington has been arrested for a murder in Hopewell. (Source: Criminal Investigations & Street Crimes Unit)

HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - A man has been arrested for murder in Hopewell.

Police were called to the 300 block of Ramsey Avenue for shots fired just before 8:30 p.m.

At the scene, police found Christopher Shawn Barron, 46, of Hopewell inside a residence with life-threatening injuries.

Barron was treated at the scene and pronounced dead by EMS.

On Jan. 17, U.S Marshals Fugitive Task Force arrested Nathaniel Romeo Arrington, 20, of Hopewell without incident.

Arrington has been charged with second-degree murder and the use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Arrington was transported to Riverside Regional Jail and held without bond.

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