Sunday, September 19, 2010

Victim Identified in Fatal Clarkson Road Shooting

The victim of yesterday’s fatal shooting in Southwood Apartments is identified as William Howell, 68, of 1732 Clarkson Road.

Around 12:45 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, a report of a shooting inside a Clarkson Road apartment came in to Richmond Police. Officers found Howell with a gunshot wound. Howell was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Richmond Police is still looking for two suspicious men who were seen leaving the apartment building soon after the shooting. They drove away in a dark gray, Cadillac-style car.

Both suspects are black males in their 20s. The first man was wearing a white T-shirt and black jeans. His hair was braided down to the base of his neck. The second man was wearing a black shirt and black jeans. He has a short haircut.

Persons with information about this homicide and the men officers are looking for are asked to call the Richmond Police Tip Line at 514-TIPS (8477) or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.