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Police asking public’s help in investigation of 18-year-old found shot to death in crashed, stolen car

Posted at 3:35 PM, Sep 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-02 10:54:39-04

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. -- Police are asking for the public's help in the investigation of an 18-year-old found shot to death in a crashed, stolen car Chesterfield County last week.

Officers received a 911 call around 4:15 a.m. about a car that crashed into a home in the 6200 block of Gatesgreen Drive.

"Officers located an adult male in the vehicle; he was unconscious and suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound," officials said.

The victim, who was pronounced dead at an area hospital, was identified as 18-year-old Bryson Andrew Mitchell.

Police are investigating Mitchell 's death as a homicide.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.

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