Richmond Police search for person of interest in Fan District murder


RICHMOND, va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police are looking for a man in connection with a homicide that happened over Memorial Day weekend.

Police found 37-year-old Jerson White shot in an alley in the Fan District on Sunday May, 26.

At about 10:15 p.m. Sunday, 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. He died at the hospital from his injuries. 

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The person of interest was seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and dark-colored shoes. 

A black SUV, possibly a Kia Sorento, was seen leaving the scene of where the homicide happened.

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 The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones may also be used. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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