- Associated Press - Monday, March 26, 2018

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Police have charged a 36-year-old man in a fatal shooting outside a Subway Restaurant in downtown Richmond.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Brian Tyler of Powhatan is charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the daytime shooting Sunday.

Police identified the victim as 29-year-old Brandon Ruffin of Richmond. They did not release details about a possible motive for the shooting.

Officers with the Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department heard a shot fired shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday, about a block from their headquarters.

When VCU and Richmond police arrived at the scene, they found Ruffin suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.richmond.com

Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times is switching its third-party commenting system from Disqus to Spot.IM. You will need to either create an account with Spot.im or if you wish to use your Disqus account look under the Conversation for the link "Have a Disqus Account?". Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide