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Police identify man shot dead in Richmond home

Posted at 12:21 PM, Mar 03, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-03 12:22:45-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Police identified the man killed in a North 29th Street home as 54-year-old Thomas Jones.

“At approximately 8:19 p.m. [Wednesday night], officers were called to 1307 N. 29th St. for a report of a person down. Officers arrived and found Jones inside the residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene,” a Richmond Police spokesman said. “The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.”

Detectives said there were no signs of forced entry into the home. This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can submit a news tip here.

Anyone with information was asked to call Major Crimes Detective Michael Gouldman at 804-646-3915 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.