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Police: Three men charged in murder of Richmond 18-year-old

three men arrested in connection to shooting.
three men arrested in connection to shooting.(Richmond Police)
Published: Jun. 7, 2021 at 5:29 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - According to police, three men have been charged in connection to the murder of an 18-year-old in Richmond.

On the morning of April 7, Vinshaun Johnson, 18, was found dead in the road with a gunshot wound in the 500 block of Montvale Avenue. A second victim, a teenage male, was injured in the shooting.

Police say the following suspects were arrested with the following charges:

  • Juhwaan Barnes, 19, of Richmond - Murder, malicious wounding and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Last month, Barnes was being sought by police.
  • Kevon Bynum, 19, of Richmond - Conspiracy to commit murder, murder, malicious wounding and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Bynum was also charged in the Belt Atlantic Apartment shooting that left a mother and her baby dead, along with three others injured.
  • Justin Oliver, 18, of Richmond - Murder, malicious wounding and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

Anyone with information on this incident should contact Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

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