Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Victim Identified in Jefferson Davis Highway Homicide

May 11, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim from last evening’s homicide as Travis Antoine Horton, 29, of the 3300 block of Meadowdale Blvd.

At approximately 7:45 p.m., officers were called to the parking lot of the 701 Express Store at 701 Jefferson Davis Highway for a report of a person shot. Officers arrived and found Horton, dead, in the driver’s seat of a vehicle parked in the lot. He’d been shot multiple times.

Detectives know there were several people in the area at the time who may have witnessed the shooting and, while they have good leads in this case, they ask those people to call Major Crimes Detective Anthony Coates at 804 646-0729 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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