Thursday, March 17, 2016

Arrest Made in Sheila Lane Shooting

March 16, 2016

Richmond Police detectives have arrested a Richmond man in connection with a shooting this morning on the city’s south side.

Randall C. Hicks, 26, of the 1400 block of Hull Street, was arrested this evening and charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Both charges are felonies. A booking photo is not yet available.

Shortly before noon today, officers responded to the 2400 block of Sheila Lane for a report of a shooting. They arrived on scene to find an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was transported to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries.

Citizens in the area acted quickly, calling 911 and sharing information with officers and Major Crimes detectives. This led to strong leads in the case and a swift arrest.

The case remains under investigation, and detectives are not prepared to release additional details about the case at this time.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Mark Godwin (804) 646-5533 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at Submit tips about persons in possession of illegally-held guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.