Richmond Police detectives are following up on strong leads this morning as they investigate the shooting deaths of two men last night on
At approximately 10 p.m., officers received a call for shots fired in the 700 block of
Street. When they arrived, they found Ahkeem K. Phillips, 28, of , shot to death in the
lobby of the apartment building. His brother, Ahmad K. Phillips, 24, of the 700 block of Virginia Beach Stockton Street, was taken to with
life-threatening gunshot wounds. He later succumbed to his injuries. VCU Medical
Detectives believe the motive for these shootings was a dispute between neighbors, and do not believe it’s related to any other incidents in the city.
Detectives have also developed a very strong person of interest in this case, and will release more information when it’s available.
They still ask anyone with any information about this crime 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.