Saturday, July 30, 2016

Victim Identified in Nine Mile Road Homicide

July 30, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of a homicide that occurred this morning on Nine Mile Road.

At approximately 2:08 a.m., officers responded to the Black Tie Social Club, located at 2825 Nine Mile Road, for a report of a shooting in the parking lot. They quickly located the victim – Michael A. Minor, 44, of the 4900 block of Goddin Circle – who was unconscious and not breathing. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives are in the early stages of the investigation, but, at this time, they believe the motive for the shooting was robbery.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Edward Aeschlimann at (804) 646-3351 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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