The Richmond Police Department is investigating a South Richmond homicide that occurred this afternoon.
At 4:20 p.m. officers responded to a shooting in the 3000 block of Columbia Street where they found a male with an apparent gunshot wound lying on a sidewalk. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers caught and detained a possible supsect several blocks away from the homicide and he is being held for questioning.
Anyone who has information to help in this homicide investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key work "ITip" followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.