Man killed in shooting at Richmond apartment complex

Walmsley Shooting
Posted at 5:49 PM, Mar 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-03-21 10:39:08-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- A man was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex on Richmond's Southside Saturday afternoon, according to authorities.

Richmond Police received multiple calls about a person shot in the 3400 block of Walmsley Boulevard just after 4:15 p.m.

Officers on the scene at the Woodland Crossing Apartment Homes said they found a man suffering from a gunshot wound.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he succumbed to his injury, police said.

The victim was later identified as 23-year-old Elijah Johnson of Richmond.

"The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death," officers said.

No suspect information nor additional details were available at last check.

Anyone with information about the case is urged to call Major Crimes Detective P. Mansfield at 804-646-6996 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

This is a developing story, so anyone with more information can email to send a tip.



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