Man Charged With Murder In South Richmond Shooting
Chris L. Taylor
RICHMOND, VA— Richmond Police have arrested a man they say shot and killed another man in South Richmond on Tuesday.
Chris L. Taylor, 26, of the 3700 block of Crutchfield Street, was arrested just before 3 a.m. Wednesday after detectives found him hiding in a hotel on Commerce Road.
Taylor was charged with murder and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was also charged on numerous outstanding warrants, police said.
Police say Taylor shot and killed 20-year-old Brandon E. Goode early Tuesday evening.
Police were called to the 1700 block of Rosecrest Avenue in Hillside Court at 4:20 p.m. Tuesday. When officers arrived, they found Goode in the street, suffering from a gunshot wound.
Goode was transported to VCU Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead shortly before 5:00 p.m.
Detectives still ask anyone with any information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers anonymously by texting 274637, using the key word "ITip" followed by your tip.