RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department charged three men in connection with Tuesday night’s fatal shooting at The Belt Atlantic apartments on Midlothian Turnpike.
In a press release, detectives said they charged Donald Hemmings, 22, Shyheem Martin, 23, and Sha-Mondrick Perry, 19, with conspiracy to commit murder. Additional charges are pending.
Thirty-year-old Sharnez Hill died at the scene. Her 3-month-old daughter, Neziah Hill, was shot and later died at the hospital.
A 29-year-old woman and two young girls, ages 11 and 15, were also shot during the incident and remain in stable condition.
RPD responded to the mass shooting in the 4000 block of Midlothian Turnpike around 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 27. The apartment complex was previously called the Midlothian Village apartments.
Authorities believe the gunmen were targeting a single apartment but ended up striking two adult women, two teenage girls and the 3-month-old girl.
Anyone with information should call Major Crimes Detective Russell at (804) 646-7715 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.