From the Richmond Police Department:
Victim Identified in Providence Park Homicide
Richmond Police detectives have identified the victim in a homicide that occurred yesterday in the Providence Park neighborhood as George M. Carrington III, 17, of Chimborazo Boulevard.
At approximately 5:39 p.m. yesterday, officers who were in the area for an unrelated incident heard a loud crash at the 600 block of Milton Street. Upon arrival, they observed an overturned white Buick sedan. The victim was found outside of the vehicle and had been shot. He was pronounced dead on the scene. At this time, detectives are investigating this incident as a homicide.
A medical examiner will determine the cause and manner of death. Police are still investigating.
Detectives are actively pursuing all available leads in the case and continue to gather information. They do not believe the incident to be a random act.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Greg Russell at (804) 646-7715 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.