Ronald Bradley, Jr Murder

Ronald_Bradley_Jr.[1]On Tuesday, March 8, 2005, at approximately 9:00pm, Ronald Bradley, Jr. received a cell phone call to meet at an Arkwood Ave. address, which is located in the area of Livingston Ave. and Courtright Road.  When Mr. Bradley and two passengers arrived at the meeting location, an unidentified male black walked up to the passenger side of Mr. Bradley’s white 1986 Chevy Monte Carlo.  As the male walked backwards from Mr. Bradley’s automobile, several shots were fired from a second vehicle at the meeting location.  Mr. Bradley was fatally struck several times, causing him to fall forward, pressing on the gas pedal, causing the vehicle to crash into a nearby home.  A photo of Ronald Bradley, Jr. may be viewed at our website,

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