Suspect arrested in Petersburg homicide

Published: Jan. 3, 2015 at 12:38 AM EST|Updated: Jan. 13, 2015 at 12:39 AM EST
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PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Petersburg Police have arrested a man for the death of Jaymonta Jones, and the shooting injury of another man.

Renard Fisher, 21, was arrested in connection to the incident on New Year's Eve. 

On December 31, police responded to the 2000 block of Ferndale Avenue for calls related to gunfire. When police arrived they found a driver and passenger of a car were shot. The passenger, Jaymonta Jones was taken to VCU Medical Center where he later died. The driver was treated at the hospital and is in stable condition, police said.

Police arrested Fisher after receiving tips from the community of his involvement in the incident. Fisher has been sent to Petersburg City Jail with no bond. Fisher has multiple charges including First Degree Murder and Attempted Capital Murder.

Police are still investigating this case as there may be others involved with the incident.

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