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Police ID teen killed outside of Henrico elementary school

Posted at 12:19 AM, Apr 12, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-12 18:26:38-04

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. – A 16-year-old male died Tuesday evening, after he was shot on the grounds of Montrose Elementary School in eastern Henrico, according to police. The school is located at 2820 Williamsburg Road near the Richmond International Airport.

The victim has been identified as Jamaa Khalik Scott.

Investigators said they responded to the 2800 block of Williamsburg Road at 9:38 p.m. to investigate a report of a shooting.

When officers arrived to the scene to located Scott suffering from a gunshot wound.

Scott was transported to VCU Medical Center for treatment, where he died from his injuries.

Investigators said they are in the early stages of their investigation. There is no suspect information at this time.

Neighbors tell CBS 6 the area of the shooting sees a lot of foot traffic as residents travel to Williamsburg Road businesses.

Stay with CBS 6 for the latest on this developing story.  Reporter Jake Burns is pursuing this story today. Anyone with information can submit a news tip here.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact 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 their tip.  Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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