Two sought in Union Hill murder

Two 20 year olds sought in connection with the homicide of Jay Wood age 47.

Police Statement

Two Males Sought in North 21st Street Homicide

Richmond Police detectives need the public’s help to find two men wanted in connection with an East End homicide.

At approximately 5:26 p.m. on June 24, officers were called to the 800 block of North 21st Street for a report of random gunfire. They arrived on scene within minutes and found Jay Q. Wood, 47, of the 3100 block of Zion Street, suffering from gunshot wounds. He died at the scene.

Shaquille Juwan Carter, 20, (on the left in the picture above) of the 900 block of Mosby Street, and Joevontae Octavian Artis, 20, (on the right in picture above) of the 1300 block of Minefee Street, are both wanted in connection with the crime on charges of conspiracy to commit murder.

A few days after the homicide, detectives arrested and charged Trevin K. Carter, 21, of the 5400 block of Montbrook Circle in Henrico County, with conspiracy to commit murder.

Detectives ask anyone with any information about the whereabouts of Carter or Artis to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.

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Richard Hayes

When Richard isn’t rounding up neighborhood news, he’s likely watching soccer or chasing down the latest and greatest craft beer.

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