Friday, November 20, 2015

Anwar Phillips in Custody, Victim Identified in Red Ash Road Homicide

November 20, 2015

Anwar “Wawa” Phillips, wanted for the shootings on Monday in the Blue Ridge Apartments and the subject of a reward from the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force, is in custody.

Phillips was taken into custody in the 100 block of Engleside Drive in Henrico. He has been transported to a local hospital with injuries that are considered life threatening.

The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force had offered a $5,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of Phillips, who was wanted in connection to shooting three people, one fatally, in an apartment in the 300 block of Red Ash Road in Richmond.

The Richmond Police Department has identified the homicide victim as Frank A. McCray, 49, of the 5700 block of Kendall Road.

A booking photo will be released when available.

Anyone with further information in this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Jeffrey Crewell at (804) 201-3829 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.