Monday, December 28, 2015

North 29th Street Homicide Victim Identified

December 25, 2015

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in a homicide that occurred last night in Creighton Court.

At approximately 10:02 p.m., officers were called to the 2000 block of North 29th Street for a report of a shooting. Within minutes, they located Traquan Holmes, 18, of the 1300 block of Coalter Street, who appeared to be unconscious and was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Detectives are actively working all available leads in this case. They will recanvas the area to gather additional information as part of their ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Victoria Griffith-Matko at 646-3912 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.