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Two Arrested in Overnight Shooting Near Jefferson Davis Highway

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William Cannon (left) and Jaykwann Yates (right) William Cannon (left) and Jaykwann Yates (right)

RICHMOND (WRIC)—Richmond Police arrested two men and charged them in relation to a shooting and robbery that occurred early Friday morning.

The incident occurred at 1:27 a.m. when a man was shot and robbed in the 2600 block of Courtland Street. Officers responding spotted two men running from the scene. After a short foot pursuit, officers captured the two suspects.

William Cannon, 29, of the 4400 block of Atlantic Avenue, has been charged with Robbery, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Jaykwann Yates, 19, of the 300 block of Red Ash Drive, has been charged with Robbery and the Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

The victim's wounds are not life-threatening.

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