RICHMOND, Va. — Police have charged a 36-year-old man in a fatal shooting outside a Subway Restaurant in downtown Richmond.

The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Brian Tyler of Powhatan is charged with murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in the daytime shooting Sunday.

Police identified the victim as 29-year-old Brandon Ruffin of Richmond. They did not release details about a possible motive for the shooting.

Officers with the Virginia Commonwealth University Police Department heard a shot fired shortly after 3 p.m. Sunday, about a block from their headquarters.

When VCU and Richmond police arrived at the scene, they found Ruffin suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.


Information from: Richmond Times-Dispatch, http://www.richmond.com

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