Sunday, March 7, 2010

Murder Suspect Sought

March 7, 2010

The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s assistance in locating a murder suspect.

Tion Randell Bates, 18, is wanted in connection with the murder this evening of Keith Lamont Brunson, 23, of the 200 block of West Home Street.

At 5:50 p.m. Richmond Police received a call regarding random gunfire in the 1200 block of St. John Street. When officers arrived, they found Brunson next to a vehicle deceased from a gunshot wound.

Two other men also were injured by the gunfire. They were taken to VCU Medical Center. Their injuries are not considered life threatening.

Bates is a black male, 6 feet 2 inches tall, weighing 190 pounds. His last known address is 237 Knighthood Court.

Anyone with information about Bates’ whereabouts or information about Brunson’s murder is asked to call the Richmond Police Tips Line at 514-TIPS (8477) or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.