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Richmond Police seeking public's help in identifying homicide victim

Posted at 5:14 PM, Apr 24, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-24 17:16:21-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police are seeking the public's help in identifying the victim of a homicide in the city's East End.

Around 1:45 a.m. on Thursday, police responded to the the 1100 block of North 21st Street where they heard several gunshots. Once on scene, they located a victim in the street suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

The victim is described as a black male, late teens to early 20s, 5’6” and 140 lbs., with a tattoo of the word “Family” on his left forearm. He was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, navy blue hooded sweatshirt, white t-shirt, black sweatpants, and a watch.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Gouldman at (804) 646-3915 or (804) 646-5100. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.