Reward offered for suspect in shooting on Red Ash Ash Road
The incident occurred around 9:25 PM on Monday.
Update #1 — November 19, 2015; 9:04 AM
More from RPD and a reward is being offered on the suspect seen above.
A $5,000 reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect from Monday’s shootings in the Blue Ridge Apartments.
The U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force has offered the reward as they work with the Richmond Police Department in attempting to locate Anwar “Wawa” Phillips.
Phillips, 30, is known to frequent the hotels on Midlothian Turnpike. He is six feet, one inch tall and weighs approximately 191 pounds. His photo is attached.
Anyone with information about the location of Phillips is asked to call (877) 926-8332.
Monday at approximately 9:25 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Red Ash Road for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and located three persons who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. A male died at the scene.
The two other victims, an adult male and a juvenile girl under 10 years of age were taken to a local hospital.
Phillips has warrants on file for malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Other charges are pending. The investigation is ongoing.
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Original — November 17, 2015
Red Ash Road Homicide
The Richmond Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in the Blue Ridge Apartment complex.
At approximately 9:25 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Red Ash Road for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and located three persons who were suffering from apparent gunshot wounds.
An adult black male was found unresponsive in the rear yard of a structure. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The two other victims, an adult male and a juvenile girl under 10 years of age were found inside the residence.
They were transported to a local hospital with injuries that are not considered life threatening.
The Medical Examiner will determine the cause and manner of the death.
Detectives have strong leads in this case.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Jeffrey Crewell at 804 201-3829 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.
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