Monday, December 21, 2015

Midlothian Turnpike Homicide

December 19, 2015

The Richmond Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred early this morning on Midlothian Turnpike.

At approximately 1:14 a.m., officers responded to the 6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike in reference to reports of a person shot. Within minutes of their arrival, they located an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. The victim was transported to a local hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.

The victim has been identified as Anthony C. Herndon, 42, of the 4200 block of Fayette Circle in Henrico County. 

Detectives are actively working all available leads and continue to gather additional information as part of the ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective A. Sleem at (804) 814-7123 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.”