An 18-year-old Mechanicsville man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a woman found Wednesday morning on a Richmond bike trail.

Jamar Paxton Jr. of Mechanicsville was arrested Thursday and faces robbery and gun charges, Richmond police said Friday. Additional charges were pending.

About 10:15 a.m. Wednesday, officers were called to the 4300 block of Williamsburg Avenue, where they found 22-year-old Dominique Danzy. She had been shot and was lying on a dirt bicycle path near Gillies Creek Park. She died at the scene.

Anyone with information about Danzy’s death is asked to call Detective J. Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers by going to www.7801000.com or using the P3 Tips app. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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