Monday, August 5, 2013

Deforrest Street Homicide

The Richmond Police Department is investigating Friday’s shooting death as a homicide.

At 1:24 p.m. Friday, officers were called to the 2100 block of Deforrest Street for a report of a person down. Officers found James E. Rousey Jr., 25, of Chester, shot to death inside a residence.

Detectives are following up on several strong leads and don’t believe this crime was random.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.  Citizens may also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.