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Fredericksburg Police Investigate Homicide

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FREDERICKSBURG, Va. (WRIC)—Police are investigating a homicide that occurred early Sunday morning.

At 2:35 a.m. on Nov. 24, officers responded to the 1900 block of Howard Avenue for reports of gunfire. They found 28-year-old Rodney Beanum Jr. deceased at the scene. He had been shot multiple times.

Neighbors say they were awakened by the sound of gunfire and saw several people flee the scene.

Detectives questioned persons of interest throughout the day on Sunday. Delante White, 22, and Travon Thomas, 23, both of Fredericksburg, were interviewed and subsequently arrested for obstruction of justice. Both were released on $2,500 secured bonds.

This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact Detective Wayne Hunnicutt at 540-654-5753.


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