Richmond Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to identify a person of interest and locate a vehicle of interest sought in connection to a homicide on West Cary Street that happened over the Memorial Day weekend.
At approximately 10:09 p.m. on Sunday, May 26, officers were called to the 2000 block of Parkwood Avenue for the report of random gunfire. When officers arrived, they were told that a shooting occurred in the rear alley between Parkwood and West Cary Streets. Officers located Jerson S. White behind the 2100 block of West Cary Street. White was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
The person of interest was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and dark-colored shoes. His photos are attached.
A black SUV, possibly a Kia Sorento, was seen leaving the scene of where the homicide happened. Attached is a photo of the vehicle and a stock photo of the SUV.
Anyone with information about the identity of the person of interest or vehicle of interest is asked to call Major Crimes Detective D. Cuffley at (804) 646-6795 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.