Friday, May 24, 2013

Suspect Sought in Weekend Shooting

May 24, 2013
The Richmond Police Department needs the public’s help to locate the suspect who is wanted in connection to a homicide Sunday.

Detectives are seeking Ronald L. Mines, 26, of the 3200 block of Third Avenue. His picture is attached.

At approximately 12:07 p.m. on May 19, officers responded to the 1600 block of Fendall Avenue for the report of a person shot. Officer found Larry A. Austin, 28, of the 2000 block of Fairfield Avenue, dead of apparent gunshot wounds.

Anyone with information about Mines or about this crime is asked to call Detective Edward Aeschlimann at (804) 839-0959 or Crime Stoppers anonymously at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.