Press release from Richmond Police Department
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - After following up on several strong leads, Richmond Police investigators have made an arrest in the September homicide in the Southwood community in South Richmond.
Levern Johnson Jr., 31, of the 700 block of Northside Avenue, was charged with murder and use of a firearm during the commission of a felony for the Sept. 18 shooting death of William Howell.
Officers found Howell, 68, of 1732 Clarkson Road, suffering from a gunshot wound at the scene. He was taken to VCU Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.