Monday, October 20, 2014

Midlothian Turnpike Barricaded Male Update

Richmond Police detectives have a charged a man with attempted capital murder of a police officer and attempted murder in connection with yesterday’s incident on Midlothian Turnpike.

At approximately 3:45 p.m. Sunday, officers were called to the Cloverleaf Inn Motel at 5456 Midlothian Turnpike for a report of a domestic incident. A female reported her boyfriend had shot at her.

As officers pulled up, the male then shot at one of the officers from inside the motel room. That’s when officers backed up and called for additional resources.

Midlothian Turnpike was shut down in both directions between German School and Covington roads for approximately three hours while they negotiated with the armed male inside a motel room.

He surrendered to officers at approximately 6:45 p.m.

He has been identified as Paris A. Loving-Johnson, 22, of the 4400 block of Pano Court in Chesterfield. Loving-Johnson has been charged with attempted capital murder of a police officer, attempted murder in the first degree as well as served with warrants for two counts of domestic assault and battery, failure to pay child support and felony destruction of property.