Friday, November 26, 2010

Joplin Avenue Homicide

At approximately 1:20 p.m., Richmond Police were called to the 1800 block of Joplin Avenue for the report of shots fired.

Police found a male outside of a home suffering from a gunshot wound. He was transported to VCU Medical Center where he later died.

Detectives have identified the victim as Wendell Jones, 24, of the 1400 block of Lenmore Street.

Detectives are looking for two suspects, a tall, black male in dark clothing and a short, black male in dark clothing, who were seen leaving the area on foot.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.