Thursday, August 8, 2013

Update Fairmount Homicide

The Richmond Police Department has identified the man shot to death Monday morning as LeSean L. Cosby, 31, of the 2800 block of Fairfield Avenue.

At approximately 3:48 a.m. Monday, officers received a call for random gunfire in the Fairmount neighborhood. They were on scene within minutes and found the victim lying in the street at the intersection of 22nd and W Streets.

Detectives believe the motive for the crime may be robbery, and are looking for three suspects.

Two suspects are described as black males in their 20s, between 5’7 and 5’10” with a slender build and medium complexion skin tone. The first suspect was last seen wearing a dark colored t-shirt and a baseball cap. The second suspect was last week wearing a white t-shirt.

A third suspect is believed to have driven the getaway vehicle, which is possibly a black, four-door, older model, mid-size vehicle.

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.