Richmond, Virginia (WRIC) – Richmond Police Detectives are asking the public for help in identifying two people who are suspects in murder on the Richmond Highway in December.
On Monday, Dec. 20, at 7:09 p.m., officers were called to the 700th block of Richmond Highway to report the shooting.
As soon as officers arrived at the scene, they found an adult man, identified as 26-year-old Christopher Barnes, in the store, who did not respond due to an apparent gunshot wound. According to police, he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The two suspects left the store and shot at the others before fleeing down the alley toward Dinvidi Avenue. Other people were not hurt.
One of the suspects was dressed in a distinctive jacket with gray stripes and colorful images in front and back.
We ask everyone who has the information call Detective on Major Crimes N. Reese at 804-646-0712 or contact Officers of the criminal case by phone 804-780-1000.