Police: Richmond man arrested in connection to Henrico shooting in January

Shooting victim identified, succumbs to injuries
Anthony Cook Jr.
Anthony Cook Jr.(Henrico Police)
Updated: Feb. 4, 2021 at 10:17 AM EST
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HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WWBT) - Police say a man has been arrested in connection to a shooting that occurred in Henrico last month. The victim of the shooting has been identified and succumbed to his injuries.

On Jan. 23, just after 6:30 pm., Henrico Police received a call about a shooting at Laburnum Avenue and Delmont Street.

After arriving at the scene, police found Dwight A. Hill, 29, of Richmond in the middle of Delmont Street with injuries.

Hill was transported to a local hospital where he passed away on Feb. 7.

Anthony Ivory Cook, Jr., 28, of Richmond was arrested for the shooting, police say.

Cook is being held at Henrico County jail, where he is held without bond on charges of malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Detectives say they will be seeking additional charges.

Anyone with information on this incident should call Detective Ensor at 804-501-5794 or Crime Stoppers 780-1000.

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