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Update: Charlottesville Man Charged in Connection to Hardy Dr. Shooting

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Richard Nathaniel Timberlake Jr. Richard Nathaniel Timberlake Jr.
Police on the scene in the Hardy Drive neighborhood Police on the scene in the Hardy Drive neighborhood
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (WVIR) -

Police have arrested and charged a Charlottesville man in connection to a shooting that occurred Thursday night.

Officers got a call for a disorder with a weapon in the 800 block of Hardy Drive around 10:40 p.m. Thursday, April 20.

Police say a 45-year-old man was transported to the emergency room at the University of Virginia Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life-threatening gunshot wounds.

Detectives subsequently arrested 25-year-old Richard Nathaniel Timberlake Jr. in the 1000 block of Cherry Avenue.

Timberlake is charged with malicious wounding, and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. He is currently being held at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to call Detective Wright-Settle at 434-970-3274 or Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.

04/21/2017 Release from the Charlottesville Police Department:

On 04/20/2017 at approximately 10:40 p.m., officers with the Charlottesville Police Department responded to the 800 block of Hardy Drive for a report of a disorder with a weapon.

Upon arrival, officers made contact with the victim, a 48-year-old male, who had what appeared to be gunshot wounds that were non-life threatening.

The victim was transported by rescue to the University of Virginia Hospital Emergency Room where he received treatment for his injuries.

Through their investigation, detectives were able to develop a suspect in this incident and subsequently arrested him in the 1000 block of Cherry Avenue.

Richard Nathaniel Timberlake Jr, a 25-year-old male and resident of Charlottesville, was charged with Malicious Wounding (Va Code 18.2-51) and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony (Va Code 18.2-53.1).

Timberlake is currently being held at the Albemarle Charlottesville Regional Jail.

If anyone has information related to this investigation they are asked to call Det. Wright-Settle at 434-970-3274 or Crime Stoppers at 434-977-4000.

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