Arrest Made in Richmond Shooting

Shooting Happened on Clarkson Road

December 17, 2019 - 1:46 pm
Richmond Police have made an arrest in a shooting that occurred on Friday, December 13 on Clarkson Road (Photo Credit: Richmond Police)

(Photo Credit: Richmond Police)


(RICHMOND, Va.) -- The Richmond Police Department has made an arrest in connection to a shooting on Clarkson Road that occurred last week.

26 year old David Clayton, of the 600 block of Holbein Place, has been charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Just after 10:30 a.m. on Friday, December 13, officers responded to the 1500 block of Clarkson Road for the report of a person shot. Once on scene, police found an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to the hospital with a non-life threatening injury. 

Shortly after the shooting, the suspect vehicle was observed by a Second Precinct officer. The vehicle was stopped in the 400 block of Westover Hills Boulevard and Clayton was taken into custody without incident. Clayton was also injured during the incident and treated at the hospital.

Anyone with additional information on this shooting is asked to call Major Crimes Detective O'Neil at (804) 646-4494 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app may also be used.