Police believe robbery was motive behind weekend homicide

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police has identified the man that was shot and killed this weekend off of Chimborazo Boulevard.

Twenty-five-year-old John J. Winston IV, 25 of Chesterfield was found shot to death in the 500 block of Chimborazo Boulevard in front of the Chimborazo Market shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday.

Investigators believe robbery was the motive behind this crime, and are still looking for two men who were seen running from the scene on East Leigh Street.

This is the Department's 19th homicide of the year.

Anyone with any information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word "ITip" followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

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