Richmond police now searching for two men wanted in April murder

Richmond police are looking for Tyeqwon Friend, 23 (left) and Keion Taylor, 20 (right) in...
Richmond police are looking for Tyeqwon Friend, 23 (left) and Keion Taylor, 20 (right) in connection to the April killing of Alexander Leonard.(Richmond Police Department)
Published: Jun. 25, 2021 at 3:30 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond police say they are now looking for two men wanted in the April murder of a 23-year-old man.

On the night of April 21, officers responded to a home in the 1300 block of Idlewood Avenue. There, police found a man inside a building suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim, identified as Alex Leonard, 23, was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, where he later died.

Previously, police identified Keion Taylor, 20, as the suspect in the case. He is wanted for murder and firearm violations and has remained at large since being named by police in May. Police say he is considered armed and dangerous.

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Now, another man identified as Tyeqwon Friend, 23, is also wanted for murder, robbery and firearm violations in connection to the death of Leonard.

Anyone with information on Friend or Taylor should call 911 or Crime Stoppers at 804-7800-1000.

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