The Richmond Police Department, with assistance from the U.S. Marshals’ Regional Fugitive Task Force, have made an arrest in a homicide that occurred last month in the city’s Church Hill neighborhood. Keith L. Epps, 40, of the 1100 block of North 34th Street was arrested Wednesday night by First Precinct officers and the U.S. Marshals’ Regional Fugitive Task Force after receiving information from Henrico County Police. Epps ischarged with murder and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. His booking photo is attached. At approximately 5:19 p.m., on Sunday, August 26, RPD officers were called to the 3000 block of P Street for the report of a shooting. After they arrived, they located Michael Allen, 41, of the 3000 block of P Street lying in the grass between two apartment buildings. He’d been shot. Allen was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. Anyone with additional information regarding this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Crewell at (804) 646-5324 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All three Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
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