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Fatal shooting at Ashton Square Apartments

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Update 1/21:he Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in yesterday’s homicide.

At 4:18 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, officers responded to reports of shots fired and a man down in the 600 block of Westover Hills Boulevard. When officers arrived they found Samuel L. Johnson, 38, with gunshot wounds lying next to a car in the parking lot of the Ashton Square Apartments. Johnson, who lived in the 1800 block of Blair Street, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives continue to canvass the Westover Hills neighborhood for information and do have a person of interest in the investigation.

Anyone who has information to assist in this homicide investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

From the RPD 1/20;

Richmond Police needs the public’s help in the investigation of a homicide that occurred earlier this evening.

At 4:18 p.m. officers responded to reports of shots fired and a man down in the 600 block of Westover Hills Boulevard. Officers found a male with gunshot wounds lying next to a car in the parking lot of the Ashton Square Apartments. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

During the investigation, detectives received information that another male with an apparent gunshot wound had arrived at a local hospital by car shortly after the male was found at Ashton Square. The man at the hospital is being questioned in connection with the homicide and is currently a person of interest.

Anyone who has information to assist in this homicide investigation is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

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2 comments

  1. #1 • Sharon •

    Aren’t you glad you moved?

  2. #2 • stoptheviolence •

    Be a Lil more respectful the man is one of my dads best friend don’t yu have a heart . He was the person to cut My hair. Dam lady show some sympathy. .. ;/ RIP SAM

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