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Victim Identified in Creighton Road Homicide

The scene was active for multiple hours overnight, with officers in the area as late as 3:30 a.m. (Source: NBC12)


The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of this morning’s homicide on Creighton Road as Lorenzo L. Dinkins, 26, of the 3300 block of Nine Mile Road.

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 The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous

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SA Chaplin 05/03/2018 at 7:39 AM

These housing projects are far more harmful than helpful. Some day Richmond will find the political will to eliminate them.

MP 05/03/2018 at 10:57 PM

How many murders until we close the courts????


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