Saturday, August 10, 2013

Midlothian Turnpike Homicide

At approximately 5:34 p.m., the Richmond Police Department was called to a hotel at 6346 Midlothian Turnpike for reports of shots fired.

Officers arrived in two minutes and found a black male in his early 20’s suffering from an apparent gunshot wound in the parking lot of the hotel. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Homicide detectives interviewed many potential witnesses at the scene while forensics detectives collected evidence.

Detectives believe the suspect and victim knew each other and do not believe the crime was random.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call CrimeStoppers anonymously at 780-1000.