In 2012, seven people were murdered on Richmond’s Northside. In fact, there were seven homicides in both 2011 and 2010. The Northside’s seven homicides account for 16% of RVA’s total of 42, with the vast majority of murders occurring on Richmond’s Southside. Four of the seven homicides happened on the stretch of Chamberlayne between Laburnum [...]
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There will be a candle light and prayer vigil tonight (September 25th) in remembrance of Quinton Conyers, who was murdered on August 16th. Meet at 7:00 PM in Pollard Park (the corner of Brookland Park Boulevard and Chamberlayne).
At approximately 9:06 p.m., the Richmond Police Department received a call of shots fired in the 4800 block of Old Brook Road. Officers arrived three minutes later and found a male dead from an apparent gunshot wound in the hallway of 4814 Old Brook Road. The victim is described as a black male in his [...]
Update: RPD identify victim and make an arrest The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of yesterday’s homicide on Chamberlayne Avenue and has made an arrest. Detectives have identified the victim as Jerome L. Harris, 38, of the 1500 block of North 35th Street. Police arrested Curtis R. Lee, Jr., 47, of the 3800 [...]
Here’s the update on yesterday’s fatal shooting at Brookland Park and Barton. Police say the murder was not random, but they are “concerned about possible retaliation.” The release in full follows.
Today police announced they have made an arrest related to the April 5th murder of Keona Johnson. Johnson was a student at John Marshall High School. Below is the release from the RPD.
Update The RPD have identified the victim as Keona M. Johnson, 17, a student at John Marshall high school. WTVR is reporting that Johnson was not the intended target and that the shooting was over a game of dice.
Northside caught the City’s fourth homicide of 2012 on Saturday. Here’s the alert from the RPD: The Richmond Police Department is asking for the public’s help as it investigates a recent homicide. At approximately 10 p.m. last night, March 3rd, the Department received a call of a person shot in the 3900 block of Old [...]