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Police hope to ID person of interest in fatal Midlothian Turnpike shooting

Posted at 11:27 AM, Aug 04, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-04 12:28:46-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police released photos of a man considered a person of interest in a fatal Midlothian Turnpike shooting. Sylvester Nichols, 24, of Glenway Drive, was shot outside a Family Dollar store in the 6500 block of Midlothian Turnpike the afternoon of May 7. Nichols was later pronounced dead at the hospital. Images captured at a convenience store showed a man police now consider  a person of interest in the shooting.

Police described the man as about five feet, eight inches tall.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at  804-780-1000.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Anyone who can help police identify this man was asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at 804-646-3926 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.