Police searching for white sedan after woman shot, killed while sitting on porch

Police searching for white sedan after woman shot, killed while sitting on porch
Police say Shaquita Mitchell, 31, was shot while sitting on her porch in Richmond. (Source: Family)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Richmond Police are conducting a death investigation after a woman was shot in the city’s Northside.

Officers were called to the 3000 block of Lamb Avenue around 6:30 p.m. for a report of a person shot.

Upon arrival, police found Shaquita Mitchell, 31, with an apparent gunshot wound; she had been shot while sitting on her porch. Mitchell was transported to a local hospital where she later died.

Detectives have information about a white sedan that traveled the wrong direction on Lamb Avenue at the time of the shooting. A person inside the car fired shots towards a residence where the victim was seated on the porch.

Anyone with information about this vehicle or this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Ripley at (804) 646-0423 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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