Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Arrest Made in Q Street Homicide

December  13, 2016

A man has been arrested in connection to Sunday’s Q Street homicide.

Devonta S. Ross, 22, of the 1400 block of Coalter Street, was arrested yesterday without incident in the 1700 block of Rosecrest Avenue by the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. He is currently charged with aggravated assault. Additional charges are pending. His booking photo is attached.

The Richmond Police Department has now identified all parties in this case.

Sunday at approximately 2:09 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1800 block of Q Street. Upon arrival, officers found two females in a side yard of a residence who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.

Both females were transported to a local hospital where Jahmeique L. Phillips, 18, of the 1800 block of Q Street, died. The other victim has an injury that is not considered life threatening.

Anyone with further information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Kevin Hughes at (804) 646-3917 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

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Devonta S. Ross