Shooting Suspect Charged
November 1, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
North Precinct detectives have charged Courtney Richardson, 39, with attempted criminal homicide after he allegedly shot a man this morning in a parking lot at 1914 Dr. D.B. Todd Boulevard.
According to the victim, Michael Pope, he was sitting in the parking lot when Richardson approached him and demanded money he claimed Pope owed him. When Pope refused, Richardson allegedly shot him. Pope, 54, was transported to Vanderbilt University Medical Center where he is expected to recover.
Richardson, of 18th Avenue North, has previous convictions for drug possession, assault, and gambling.
Courtney Richardson, 39