Police identify 18-year-old killed in Hopewell park
HOPEWELL, Va. (WWBT) - Police have identified the 18-year-old who was killed in a shooting at a park in Hopewell on July 4.
Officers responded to calls reporting shots fired and a large disturbance in Arlington Park around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday.
When officers arrived at 2700 Courthouse Road, they found a man unresponsive in the roadway. Police say the man, identified as Joshua Israel Psalms Arrington, 18, had life-threatening gunshot wounds and died at the scene.
Several vehicles at the park were damaged by bullets, according to a release from the Hopewell Police Department.
The department is investigating the matter as a death investigation.
Anyone with additional information is asked to call Lead Detective Kate Williamson of the Hopewell Criminal Investigations Unit at 804-541-2284.
People with information who wish to remain anonymous may contact the Hopewell Prince George Crime Solvers hotline at 804-541-2202 or the P3tips mobile app.
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