Thursday, September 29, 2016

Man Wanted in Southwood Parkway Shooting

September 29, 2016

Richmond Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate the man in the attached photo, who is wanted in connection with a shooting that took place earlier this month in the Southwood neighborhood.

Hugo J. Palma Iraheta, 22, of Richmond, is wanted on charges of attempted murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Shortly before 1 a.m. on September 18, officers responded to the 4600 block of Southwood Parkway for a report of a person shot. They arrived to find an adult male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound lying on a sidewalk. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment of life-threatening injuries.

Palma Iraheta is described as a 22-year-old, white male, 5’6” tall, weighing approximately 220 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He may be driving a 2001 Honda minivan.

He is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who sees him should call police immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident or the individual pictured is asked to call Major Crimes Detective A. Sleem at (804) 646-3871 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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