Teen arrested in Creighton Court homicide of a 21-year-old


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police have arrested an 18-year-old in connection with the homicide of a 21-year-old in Creighton Court Sunday morning.

The victim was identified as Javonte Mangum, 21, of the 1900 block of Raven Street.

Officers said they got a call around 3:45 a.m. for reports of a shooting on the 2000 block of Creighton Road.

When officers arrived they found the 21-year-old, who was transported to the hospital where he later died.

RPD said they have arrested 18-year-old Kwann D. Lewis in connection to the homicide.

Lewis was charged with first-degree murder and use of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.  All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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