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Arrest Made, Victim Identified in Chamberlayne Avenue Homicide

The incident occurred on July 27th, on the 4900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue.




From RPD:

The Richmond Police Department has charged the suspect in last week’s shooting on Chamberlayne Avenue. Anthony Dandridge, Jr., 21, of Richmond, was arrested on scene by Richmond Police officers.

RPD detectives, investigating the Chamberlayne Avenue shooting, have charged Dandridge with second degree murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.

Detectives have identified the victim of the shooting as Dylan Johnson, 22, of Richmond. Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at approximately 5:55 p.m., Richmond Police officers responded to the 4900 block of Chamberlayne Avenue for the report of a shooting. Once on scene officers located an adult male down with an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Gouldman (804) 646-3915 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

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Richard Hayes is the co-founder of RVAHub. When he isn't rounding up neighborhood news, he's likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest board game.