Richmond Police Make Arrest in Chamberlayne Avenue Murder

Happened at a Motel Earlier This Month

January 23, 2020 - 10:33 am
Richmond Police make an arrest in a January 3rd murder on Chamberlayne Avenue. (Photo Credit: Richmond Police)

(Photo Credit: Richmond Police)


(RICHMOND, Va.) -- The Richmond Police Department, with the assistance of the United States Marshals Service, has made an arrest in connection with a homicide on Chamberlayne Avenue that occurred earlier this month.

44 year old Gerard Hargrove on the 2900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue was captured by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force last week. He has been charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

An approximately 7:06 a.m. on January 3, officers were called to a motel in the 2600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue for the report of a shooting. When police arrived, they found William Hurt down and unresponsive in a motel room. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with further information on this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app may also be used. All Crime Stoppers tips are anonymous.