Richmond man arrested after man killed at Henrico home

Posted at 5:37 PM, Jan 18, 2020

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. -- Police have made an arrest after a 40-year-old man was killed in a shooting Thursday night at a home in Henrico County.

Police were called to the Sandpiper Drive, near Lark Drive, at about 9:41 p.m. Thursday to investigate a shooting.

"Henrico Police arrived and were directed to the injured male inside the residence," a Henrico Police spokesperson said. "[He] succumbed to his injuries at the scene."

The victim was later identified as Phillip Duron Adkins of Henrico County.

Officers arrested 23-year-old Deion Lincoln Smallwood, of Richmond, in Henrico County on Saturday, according to police.

Smallwood was charged with murder, police said.

"Detectives responded and are looking for any details leading up to this deadly even," a Henrico Police spokesperson said.

Anyone with information, to include home surveillance should contact Henrico police at 804-501-5000 or anonymously at Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can submit a news tip here.



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