Sunday, August 21, 2011

Bethel Street Homicide

At approximately 4:47 p.m., Richmond Police were called to the 2500 block of Bethel Street for the call of shots fired. Officers arrived and found a male in a parked vehicle deceased from an apparent gunshot wound.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause of death.

Shortly after officers arrived a male surrendered to police.

A homicide investigation has been initiated and continues. While a suspect is in custody and detectives say they are not looking for any other suspects at this time they stress the investigation is still ongoing.

Therefore, investigators are asking anyone with any information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 first using the word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.