Wednesday, June 25, 2014

North 21st Street Homicide

Richmond Police detectives are in the early stages of a homicide investigation in the East End and have identified the victim as Jay Q. Wood, 47, of the 3100 block of Zion Street.

At approximately 5:26 p.m. Tuesday, officers were called to the 800 block of North 21st Street for a report of random gunfire. They arrived on scene within minutes and found Wood suffering from gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

Detectives are following up on several strong leads, but still ask anyone with any information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.