Arrest made in homicide near RIR in Henrico

Posted at 6:02 PM, Sep 23, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-25 11:44:21-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. –Police have arrested a suspect in relation to a shooting that occurred in Henrico County not far from Richmond International Raceway.

24-year-old Akeem D. Young was identified as the suspect and was arrested in Richmond Saturday. He has been charged with one count of second degree murder.

Akeem D. Young

Akeem D. Young

Police said Friday afternoon they responded to a call for a shooting in the 3900 block of Pinalto Drive at approximately 5 p.m. When officers arrived to the scene, they found the victim, identified as 20-year-old Andrew D. Duncan of Richmond,  suffering a gunshot wound to his upper body.

Duncan was taken to VCU Medical Center with what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries, but was later pronounced deceased.

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The shooting is still under investigation.

If you have information that could help investigators, call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.