Man arrested in double shooting that killed man, injured teen

Man arrested in double shooting that killed man, injured teen
According to police, Alex Coles turned himself in to police on Monday. He’s now charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. (Source: Richmond Police Department)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A man is charged with murder for a January double shooting that left one man dead and a teenager injured.

Officers were called to the 2100 block of Deforrest Street just after midnight on Jan. 22 for the shooting.

A man in his 20s, Marquis Bowles, was found dead at the scene. A teenager was taken to a nearby hospital with injuries.

According to police, Alex Coles turned himself in to police on Monday. He’s now charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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