Sunday, November 6, 2016

RPD Asks for Help to Identify Person of Interest in Hull Street Homicide

November 6, 2016
Richmond Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify the man in the attached photo who may have valuable information about a fatal shooting overnight on the city’s south side.

Around 1:14 a.m., officers were called to the 2700 block of Hull Street for a report of a shooting. They quickly located a person with gunshot wounds – a man dressed as a woman – lying unresponsive on the ground. He was transported to a local hospital where, at 10:16 a.m., he was pronounced dead.

The victim has been identified as William D. Norwood, 30, of the 3800 block of Caulder Street.

Although it is still early in their investigation, RPD detectives believe the man in the photo may have been nearby at the time of the shooting. They would like to speak with him about what he may have seen and heard. He was last seen leaving the area in a dark colored sedan, possibly a Hyundai Sonata.

He is described as a black male, 30-40 years old, 6’2”- 6’4” tall, weighing approximately 290 pounds.

Detectives are confident they will be able to provide the public with a much better look at the man once the photo is enhanced. They are hopeful he may even contact them before that occurs.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Anthony Coates at (804) 646-0729 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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