Friday, December 6, 2013

East 34th Street Homicide

Richmond Police detectives are in the early stages of a homicide investigation that occurred on the city’s Southside last night.

At approximately 6:27 p.m. Thursday, officers received a call for a person down in the 100 block of East 34th Street. Officers arrived on scene within one minute and found Samuel L. McFail Jr., 29, of the 3400 block of Peyton Avenue, dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

Detectives believe the crime may be robbery related, and ask anyone with any information about this crime to 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.