Investigators ask for tips on East End homicide

Posted at 6:21 AM, May 27, 2013
and last updated 2013-05-27 10:57:30-04

RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond detectives are investigating a weekend homicide in the city’s East End.

Police say that shortly before midnight on Sunday, officers heard gunshots and received calls about random gunfire in the 2700 block of Q street. Police said they were on scene in less than a minute and found a black male in his early 30s dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

They are still working to identify the male and notify next of kin. They are canvassing the neighborhood and speaking with possible witnesses.

Police also hope to find any witnesses to the homicide in the East End.

They are asking anyone with any information about this crime to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

Both methods are anonymous.