Monday, April 11, 2016

North 8th Street Homicide

April 10, 2016

Richmond Police detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred downtown early this morning.

At approximately 2:44 a.m., RPD officers were called the 200 block of N. 8th St. after receiving a report from a bystander that shots had been fired in the area.

In the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked beside the curb was the body of Herbert L. Brown, Jr., 32, of the 6000 block of Claypoint Road, Chesterfield. He had been shot.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at (804) 646-3926 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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