Police arrest double shooting suspect

Police have arrested a man in connection with the Oct. 2 shooting of two men in the 2400 block of Alfalfa Lane.

Police responded to Alfalfa Lane at about 6:40 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 2, and found a man with a gunshot wound to the chest. Another male victim, who had an apparent gunshot wound to the arm, was soon located in Shady Hill Mobile Home Park, located in the 6800 block of Jefferson Davis Highway. This victim had fled from the Alfalfa Lane location. Both men were transported to VCU Medical Center with non-life threatening injuries.

Police obtained warrants for Antonio S. Flax, 50, for felonious assault, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and illegal possession of a firearm in relation to this incident. The United States Marshals Fugitive Task Force took Flax into custody on Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Richmond. Flax, of the 2300 block of Alfalfa Lane, is being held in the Chesterfield County Jail pending a hearing in Chesterfield County General District Court. 


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