Tuesday, May 6, 2014

East Broad Street Homicide Victim Identified

East Broad Street Homicide Victim Identified

Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim in yesterday's homicide at 309 E. Broad St. as Muhammad H. Baig, 29, of the 1300 block of Virginia Avenue, Henrico.

At approximately 4:00 p.m. yesterday, police were called to Victoria Jewelers for the report of a person down. Officers arrived and found Baig, an employee of the store, dead from an apparent gunshot wound.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Detectives believe the man was killed during a robbery of the store. The investigation continues.

Detectives ask anyone with 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.