Monday, October 26, 2015

Powell Road Homicide

October 25, 2015

The Richmond Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred this morning.

At approximately 12:30 a.m., officers were called to the 2500 block of Powell Road for a report of a person down in the street. Officers arrived and located a male unresponsive in the roadway who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Forensics detectives are collecting evidence and major crimes detectives are canvassing the area for information.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Conrad Simms at 804 646-0712 or 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.