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Police identify Richmond man shot and killed off of Midlothian Turnpike

Posted at 2:31 PM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 18:21:08-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have identified the Richmond man shot and killed on Melmark Court off of Midlothian Turnpike Monday afternoon.

Around 12:45 p.m. on Monday, police responded to a call for a person shot off of the 400 block of Melmark Court.

Once on scene, police found an adult male with life-threatening injuries.

The victim, identified as Rolando D. Williams Jr., 24, was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Police have not released any suspect information at this time and say the homicide is an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective R. Wigfall at (804) 646-6769 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.