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UPDATE: Westover Hills Blvd. homicide victim identified

UPDATE: 7:30 p.m., 1/21/12:

Release from Richmond Police Department:

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in yesterday's homicide.

At 4:18 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, officers responded to reports of shots fired and a man down in the 600 block of Westover Hills Boulevard. When officers arrived they found Samuel L. Johnson, 38, with gunshot wounds lying next to a car in the parking lot of the Ashton Square Apartments. Johnson, who lived in the 1800 block of Blair Street, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Detectives continue to canvass the Westover Hills neighborhood for information and do have a person of interest in the investigation.

Anyone who has information to assist in this homicide investigation 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.

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A man was shot and killed at an apartment complex on the 600 block of Westover Hills Blvd. Friday afternoon, according to Richmond Police.

Officers were called to the scene shortly after 4:00 p.m. to investigate a shooting. When they arrived officers found a male with gunshot wounds lying next to a car in the parking lot of the Ashton Square Apartments. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say they are now questioning a person who showed up to a local hospital seeking treatment around the time of the shooting.

Anyone who has information to assist in this homicide investigation 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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