Homicide investigation underway in Richmond after daytime shooting

Homicide investigation underway in Richmond after daytime shooting

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - The Richmond Police Department is investigating a homicide after a shooting in south Richmond on Monday.

Police were called to the scene at 12:46 p.m. on Melmark Court and found Rolando Williams Jr., 24, of Richmond, suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

“I have a 3-year-old daughter and I don’t want her to be around this,” said apartment resident Thomas Bryant. “I’m not comfortable living here anymore and I’m not really happy about it.”

Williams died at the hospital.

No suspects have been named.

“It kind of messed my head up, just waking up and seeing all of this like dang, what’s going on?” said another neighbor.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death, police said.

If you have any information about this incident, call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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