Richmond Police ID victim, arrest suspect in Afton Avenue homicide

Richmond Police ID victim, arrest suspect in Afton Avenue homicide

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police have arrested a man after a fatal shooting on Saturday.

The victim is 21-year-old Alexander Briggs. Briggs suffered a life-threatening gunshot wound around 12:30 p.m. in the 2200 block of Afton Avenue. He later died at the hospital.

Carrol Speights, who was also shot, is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony, and aggravated assault. The 25-year-old suffered a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

Police say additional charges are pending.

Call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 if you have any information that can help.

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