Monday, June 25, 2012

Got Info About This Weekend's Shooting?

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help as they investigate a weekend shooting.

At approximately 2:40 a.m. yesterday, a man and a woman were shot outside the Sky Lounge at 4 W. Broad St. as they were waiting to go inside the club. The 26-year-old woman suffered a graze wound while the 21-year-old male was shot in the hand. Both are not life-threatening injuries.

The shooter was involved in an altercation inside the club and asked to leave earlier that evening. However, he later returned armed with a gun and shot the pair outside who were not involved in the earlier altercation. 

The shooter then ran away and as last seen heading north toward Marshall Street before police arrived.

The shooter is a black male in his mid 20’s, approximately 6 feet to 6 feet 3” tall, with a lean build and close-cut hair. He also had a mustache and some chin hair.  He was last seen wearing a long, torn white t-shirt (possibly with blood stains) and red shorts (possibly basketball shorts). 

Anyone with information on the shooter or the shooting is asked to call Det. Jon Bridges at (804) 646-4494 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.