Man charged with first-degree murder in Richmond shooting

Man charged with first-degree murder in Richmond shooting
Patrick Wilkins is charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. (Source: Richmond Police Department)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A man is charged with first-degree murder in a shooting that happened on Richmond’s southside.

Officers found Kenneth Chappelle dead inside a home in the 1600 block of Maury Street on Sunday, Aug. 2. A medical examiner determined the cause of death to be a gunshot.

Police arrested Patrick Wilkins on Monday, Aug. 10 for murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information on the shooting should call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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