Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Victim Identified in North 30th Street Homicide

August 24, 2016
Richmond Police Department detectives have identified Habeeb A. Hafeed, 30, of the 1800 block of North 30th Street, as the victim of a homicide that occurred early this morning in the city’s east end.

Just after 12:30 a.m. today, Hafeed was outside of his business in the 1800 block of North 30th Street when the sound of gunfire was heard. Hafeed fell to the ground and was pronounced dead on scene of an apparent gunshot wound. The business was closed at the time of the incident.

Anyone with any information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Conrad Simms at (804) 646-0712 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip or submit a tip online at

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