Ethan A Prescott
Police say Ethan A Prescott goes by the nickname Murder Colonial Heights Police Department

A man known by the nickname 'Murder' has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a shooting in Virginia.

Petersburg man Ethan A Prescott, aka Murder, was arrested by Colonial Heights police on suspicion of shooting a 25-year-old man several times in Branders Bridge Road on 8 June.

The victim was treated at Southside Regional Medical Center, but was later released after suffering non-life threatening injuries.

Police arrested the 34-year-old Prescott on 13 June following the assistance of the US Marshal Fugitive Task Force.

Prescott now faces charges of attempted murder, use of a firearm and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He is currently being held in Riverside Regional jail with no bond.

Colonial Heights Police Department added in a statement: "This investigation is ongoing, and additional charges may be pending."

Anyone who has any additional information regarding this case they are asked to contact the Colonial Heights Police Department at 804-520-9300 or Chesterfield / Colonial Heights Crimesolvers at 804-748-0660