Monday, December 12, 2016

Victim Identified in Q Street Homicide

December 12, 2016

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide as Jahmeique L. Phillips, 18, of the 1800 block of Q Street.

Yesterday 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 Phillips died. The other victim has an injury that is not considered life threatening.

Major Crimes detectives are pursuing several leads in this case.

Anyone with 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

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