November 27, 2016Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim in a homicide that occurred this morning in the city’s east end as Alton L. Neal, 37, of the 2100 block of Cedar Street.
Shortly before 1 a.m., officers were called to the 2000 block of Fairfield Avenue for a report of a shooting. When officers and medical personnel arrived, they found an adult male suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was pronounced dead at the scene.Detectives are in the early stages of this investigation. A medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.
Police are asking anyone in the community with information about this incident to call Major Crimes Detective Mark Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.Submit tips to GUN250 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.