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Arrests made in murder of Richmond teen

Posted at 11:30 AM, May 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-21 11:30:13-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Police have arrested four teenagers now charged with the murder of 15-year-old Richmond boy. The 15-year-old, whose name was never released by police, was shot and killed Thursday, April 23 near the intersection of North 21st Street and R Street.

Raiquan M. Sims, 19, Chrishawn Hickman, 18, and Antione D. Carter, 18, all of Richmond, were charged with First-Degree Murder and Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony.

21st Homicide suspects
Raiquan M. Sims, Chrishawn Hickman, and Antione D. Carter

Additionally, a 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with First-Degree Murder, Use of a Firearm in the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.

Police have not discussed a potential motive for the murder.

Anyone with information was asked to call Major Crimes Detective Gouldman at 804-646-3915 or 804-646-5100.