Homicide in Fairfield Court

09/04/2011 10:27 AM by

At 1:01AM this morning, officers were called to the 25-hundred block of Rosetta Street following several reports of multiple shots fired. There they discovered a middle-aged, black male lying in the front yard of one of the apartments with a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

This is the 6th homicide so far in 2011 in the Richmond Police Sectors 111/113, and #22 for Richmond. Last year at this time, the East End has seen 10 killings (9 in 2009, 9 in 2008).

Anyone with any information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. You may also text Crime Stoppers at 274637 first using the word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous. Or you may call Detective Jeff Crewell directly at 804 201-3829.




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