Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Robbery/Shooting Update

At approximately 2:16 a.m. today, Richmond Police officers responded for a shooting call in the 00 block of East Broad Street.

When officers arrived, they found a 19-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

After further investigation, officers learned the shooting victim had tried to rob a pizza delivery man with a stun gun. The 33-year-old pizza delivery man was not injured and shot the would-be robber in self defense.

The 19-year-old—Michael T. Caballero, of no fixed address—has been charged with robbery and two counts of possession of drugs with intent to distribute. His mugshot will be released when it’s available.

Detectives still ask that anyone with any information about this crime is asked 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.