Sunday, December 4, 2016

Jennie Scher Road Death Investigation

December 4, 2016

Richmond Police detectives are conducting an investigation into the fatal shooting yesterday of Karriem Brown, 28, of the 7000 block of Warwick Road, Newport News, VA.

At approximately 2:29 p.m., Saturday, December 3, officers were called to the 1500 block of Jennie Scher Road for a report of a person shot. Officers found Brown’s body lying on the ground near an apartment building. He had suffered apparent gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead at the scene.

While initially giving the appearance of a homicide, the case is currently classified as a death investigation while detectives review witness statements and process forensic evidence collected at the scene.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Michael Goudman at (804) 646-3915 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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