Monday, October 19, 2015

Victim Identified in Hunt Avenue Homicide

October 19, 2015

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim from Saturday’s homicide in the Providence Park neighborhood.

At approximately 9:21 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Hunt Avenue for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and found Muhammed Abu-Bakr, 57, of the 2700 block of Delmont Avenue, unresponsive in the roadway. He was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at 804 646-3926 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.