UPDATE: According to Henrico Police at 6:35 p.m., a man has left the house and is in custody after almost nine hours. Two women were found dead in the house. Henrico Police have charged 60-year-old Richard C. Crowder with two counts of second-degree murder, three counts of using a firearm while committing a felony and one count of malicious shooting.
HENRICO COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) — Henrico County Police and Fire, as well as Virginia State Police and the Hanover County Sheriff’s Office are reportedly responding to an active barricade situation in an eastern Henrico neighborhood.
Shortly after 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 2, officers were called to a residence in the 7600 block of Phillips Woods Drive for a reported shooting.
Lt. Matthew Pecka of Henrico Police said that shots were fired both inside and from the home. Two men also reportedly ran from the house and were not injured, according to Pecka.
Investigators are communicating with one man inside the home and are trying to get him to come out. There have been no reported injuries to first responders.
Multiple armored police vehicles have been seen entering the area. Henrico Police, Henrico Fire, Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Virginia State Police and Metro-Richmond Flying Squad are at the scene.
Residents along Phillips Woods Drive are encouraged to remain inside their residences, according to police.
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