RICHMOND — Richmond Police have identified a man fatally shot in the city’s East End on Christmas as 25-year-old Adam Jamal El.
El, of the 800 block of Old Nicholson Street, was found shot to death at Old Nicholson and Fulton streets Wednesday about 12:30 p.m. after police responded to reports of shots being fired. The shooting occurred in an area of Fulton Hill off Williamsburg Avenue, about a mile from Rocketts Landing.
A police spokesman said El was pronounced dead at the scene and officers don’t believe the shooting was random. No other details, including the motive of the shooting, were available Thursday.
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – A Richmond man was arrested and charged in connection to a deadly Christmas shooting in Fulton Bottom.
Antwone V. Mealey, 23, of the 1500 block of North 20th Street, is charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, according to Richmond Police.
Mealey turned himself in at police headquarters. Additional charges are pending, police said.
Just after noon Christmas Day, someone shot and killed Adam Jamal El, 25, near the intersection of Old Nicholson and Fulton Streets. Investigators believe Jamal El and the shooter were arguing prior to the shooting.