From the RPD:
The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim from last night’s homicide as Thomas Jones, 54, of the 1300 block of North 29th Street.
At approximately 8:19 p.m., officers were called to 1307 N. 29th St. for a report of a person down. Officers arrived and found Jones inside the residence suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.
Detectives are investigating. No signs of forced entry were apparent.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Michael Gouldman at (804) 646-3915 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.
Submit tips to GUN250 about persons in possession of illegally-held guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. All the Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
This is the 3rd killing in the East End in 2016.