Man held in shooting of victim who went to RRHA
RICHMOND — A Richmond man has turned himself in to police in connection with a shooting in Gilpin Court last week in which the victim limped into the Richmond Redevelopment and Housing Authority office.
Rod’Que L. HoggardJohnson, 24, of the 200 block of West Charity Street turned himself in Wednesday to the U.S. Marshals Regional Fugitive Task Force. He has been charged with attempted murder and use of a firearm in commission of a felony.
About 9:20 a.m. on Oct. 5, officers responded to RRHA’s offices at 901 Chamberlayne Parkway for the report of a person shot in the leg.
Ingram Brown, the agency’s director of human resources, used her belt as a tourniquet until medical assistance arrived. The victim was taken to a hospital with a non-life-threatening wound.
Police determined that the shooting occurred in the 200 block of West Charity Street, the same block where Hoggard-Johnson lives.
Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Major Crimes Detective J. Miller at (804) 646-3930 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 or www.7801000.com.
You can also contact Crime Stoppers by going online to www.7801000.com or sending a text message to 274637, using the keyword “iTip” followed by the tip.
All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.