The Richmond Police Department, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals Service, has arrested a man in connection with a homicide on Chamberlayne Avenue.

Gerard A. Hargrove, 44, of 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 a felony.

Shortly after 7 a.m. on Jan. 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 O. Hurt unresponsive in a motel room. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips app may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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