At approximately 12:06 a.m., officers were called to the 2000 block of Creighton Road for the report of a person shot. Officers arrived and found Dinkins in a common grassy area down and unresponsive suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective R. Wigfall at (804) 646-6769or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous