February 14, 2017The Richmond Police Department has identified Donyell T. Patillo, 24, of the 4000 block of Laurelwood Road, North Chesterfield, as the victim of yesterday’s homicide in Mosby Court.
At approximately 12:08 p.m., police received a call for random gunfire in the area of the 1900 block of Raven Street. Officers responded and after surveying the area, marked the scene clear.Twenty minutes later, police received a second call for random gunfire and a person shot in the same block. An officer, who was in the area, found Patillo suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. At 12:37 p.m. the victim was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.Keon L. McDonald, 32, of the 600 block of Westover Woods Circle, was taken into custody yesterday. He has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Additional charges are expected.
Detectives with the Major Crimes Unit are investigating the incident as a homicide and continue to gather additional information.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Edward Aeschlimann at (804) 646-3351 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.Submit tips to GUN250 about persons illegally possessing guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
Keon L. McDonald