Monday, March 28, 2016

Larchmont Lane Homicide

March 28, 2016

Richmond Police detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred last night as the result of a shooting near Midlothian Village.

At approximately 2:08 a.m., RPD officers were called to the 3900 block of Larchmont Lane, near Midlothian Village, for a report of random gunfire. When they arrived a minute later, they were unable to find any victims or determine the exact location of the shooting. Minutes later, they received a call for assistance at the Circle Shopping Center on Hull Street. In the parking lot, they located two shooting victims inside a car.

One victim, Chantel Norville, 25, of Henrico County, was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim, a male in his twenties, was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

RPD detectives have determined both persons were shot in the 3900 block of Larchmont Lane then drove to the Circle Shopping Center where they called for help.

People willing to share what they know about this incident can call Major Crimes Detective Chris Foultz at (804) 646-6996 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.