Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Arrest Made in Midlothian Village Homicide

May 27, 2016

The Richmond Police Department, with the assistance of the U.S. Marshal’s Regional Fugitive Task Force, has made an arrest for the homicide at the Midlothian Village Apartments earlier this month.

Larry M. Scott, 31, of the 5600 block of Petosky Avenue was arrested this morning in the 5600 block of Petosky Avenue without incident. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder and also has an outstanding warrant from Chesterfield County. His photo is attached.

At approximately 11:13 a.m., Monday, May 9, officers were called to the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike for a report of a double shooting. They arrived to find two adult males outside of the apartment complex each suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

Both victims, one of whom had life-threatening injuries, were transported to a local hospital. Rashawn A. Brathwaite, 23, of the 2300 block of Whitcomb Street, succumbed to his injuries at the hospital later that day.

The second victim was treated for non-life-threatening injuries and released. Detectives believe the motive of the shooting was robbery.

Anyone with further information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Arcellious Demery at 804 646-5999 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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                       Larry M. Scott