Police ID man found dead in Henrico street

Posted at 7:29 PM, Jan 05, 2015
and last updated 2015-01-06 10:42:12-05

HENRICO, Va. — Police have released the name of a 21-year-old man found dead, lying in the road in Eastern Henrico Monday night.

Officers were responding to a call around 6 p.m. for three gunshots fired at the intersection of Hanover Road and Green Pasture Road, in Sandston, police said.

When officers arrived, they found Brandon Nathaniel Wright, of the 100 block of N. Rose Avenue in Highland Springs, with obvious signs of trauma who was deceased.

“The motive and cause of death is unknown, and detectives are continuing their investigation,” Henrico police said in a statement.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.