Police say Midlothian man shot, killed in Southside


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police have identified the man who was shot and killed in the city’s Southside Sunday morning.

Police identified him as 42-year-old Hector Menjivar-Chulo of Midlothian.

Richmond Police told 8News they responded to the 4500 block of Old Warwick Road at 9:13 a.m. for an assault.

When officers arrived they found Menjivar-Chulo in the roadway suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, police said. The 42-year-old was taken to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police told 8News the incident could be a matter of self-defense but it’s still undetermined.

RPD said a person is in custody. RPD said the incident happened at a residence on Old Warwick Road.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to call Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

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

Stay with 8News for updates.

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