Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Suspect Sought in Coalter Street Homicide

The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a man wanted for murder.

Russell Lamont Johnson, 28, is a suspect in the Sept. 22 fatal shooting of Maurquan Brown in the 1300 block of Coalter Street.

Johnson is 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighs about 185 pounds. His last known address is in the 600 block of Hancock Street. He also goes by Jerrell Johnson.

Brown was found shot to death around 6:30 a.m. Sept. 22 outside an apartment building on Coalter Street.

Anyone with information about Johnson or this murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.