VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Police in Virginia Beach say a man who was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound Monday is now charged in the shooting death of a 29-year-old woman.
According to police, someone flagged down a Norfolk police officer and said there was someone shot at the Mayfair Apartments on Newtown Arch.
Norfolk and Virginia Beach officers found Erica Alford shot and killed.
A man — who has now been identified as Richard Jerome Gregory Jr. — was also found with a gunshot wound on Monday. Gregory, 24, was taken to the hospital with injuries described as life-threatening.
Police said Friday that Gregory has now been charged with murder, use of firearm in the commission of a felony and attempt to commit non-capital offense.
Gregory was denied bond at a court hearing on July 19. He has a preliminary hearing set for Aug. 17.
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