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Police ID man shot and killed on Hopewell street

Posted at 8:24 PM, Dec 17, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-18 11:23:24-05

HOPEWELL, Va. -- Police identified the man shot and killed Thursday evening in Hopewell as Christopher Lamont Jones, aka "Peety". Jones, 34, was found shot along the 400 block of Buren Street at about 5:58 p.m. He was transported to John Randolph Hospital where he later died.

Police are looking for three suspects in connection to the fatal shooting:

Two suspects were seen running towards South 6th Ave. on Buren St., and a third suspect ran towards the dead-end of S. 4th Ave. All three are black males. Suspect 1 is 6’ 0” tall; thin build with dark clothing and a hoodie. Suspect 2 is 5’ 7” tall with a white hoodie or shirt. Suspect 3 is tall, slender, wearing a gray hoodie, khaki pants, and a dark skull cap with a ball on it.

Anyone with information about the shooting was asked to call Hopewell Police at 804-541-2284. Anyone with a news tip can submit one here.