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UPDATE: Arrest Made in Deforrest Street Homicide

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UPDATE: (09/30/2013 at 11:11 a.m.): The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested 24-year-old Dominique J. Hicks in connection with the murder of Robert L. Poag. Hicks, of the 3200 block of Lamb Avenue in Richmond, has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Police are still asking anyone with tips about this incident to contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.


UPDATE (09/25/2013 at 10:55 a.m.): Police have identified the victim as 29-year-old Robert L. Poag, of the 1300 block of St. James Street. Detectives do not believe the crime is random and are following up on several strong leads.

RICHMOND (WRIC)—Richmond Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a man on the 2100 block of Deforrest Street on Tuesday night.

The incident occurred around 10:15 p.m. on Sept. 24 in the Mosby Court public housing complex. Police arrived on scene to find an unconscious black male who wasn't breathing; he was pronounced dead.

There is no suspect at this time. Lieutenant Blackwell acknowledges that this is a concern for area residents, and encourages anyone with information to contact Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Police continue to investigate the shooting. Stay with 8News for updates.


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