Attempted mugging at gunpoint turns violent

The Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program needs your help to identify and find a man who shot at and attempted to rob two victims in the 3100 block of Tanners Way on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 at about 8:20 p.m.

The suspect approached the two victims, demanded money at gunpoint and then fired a single gunshot round in the air.  The suspect later pointed his weapon at the victims and fired several rounds, striking one of the victims once.  After being shot, the victim fought with the suspect, but the suspect was able to get away and avoid capture.  The witnesses described the suspect as a black male with a medium complexion and a goatee, 5 feet, 6 inches tall, thin or slender build and in his early 20s.

Photos of where the crime occurred may be seen on  crimesolvers.net.  From the main page, select the Crime of the Week link.

If you have information about any unsolved crime or wanted person in the communities or schools of Chesterfield County or the city of Colonial Heights, call Crime Solvers at (804) 748-0660, submit a tip online at crimesolvers.net, or Text-A-Tip by texting “tip699” plus your tip to 274637 (CRIMES).  All three methods will keep you anonymous.  If your tip helps to solve a crime or catch a fugitive, you could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.  

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