Monday, June 6, 2016

Midlothian Inn Homicide

June 4, 2016

Richmond Police detectives are investigating a homicide that occurred last night the Midlothian Inn.

At approximately 9:42 p.m., Friday, June 3, RPD officers were called to the Midlothian Inn at 6523 Midlothian Turnpike for a report of random gunfire. They quickly located a room where a woman had been shot. She was pronounced dead at 9:58 p.m.

The victim has been identified as Paige E. Johnson, 25, of the 6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike.

While it is early in the investigation, detectives have developed strong leads in the case. They are reviewing surveillance videos and interviewing people who were in the area at the time of the shooting.

People willing to share what they know about this crime may call Major Crimes Detective Victoria Griffith-Matko at (804) 646-3912 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.