Police identify victim, 28, killed in shooting at Whitcomb Court
The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of Friday evening’s homicide in Whitcomb Court as Timothy Garnett, 28, of the 500 block of Mango Court.
At about 7:30 p.m., Richmond police officers responded to calls of gunshots in the 2400 block of Carmine Street and found Garnett lying unresponsive on the sidewalk near the intersection of Carmine and Bethel streets. A second gunshot victim was found with non-life-threatening injuries and transported to a hospital, police said.
“Although it was at night, there were lots of people in the area at that time who may have seen or heard something,” said Major Crimes Capt. James Laino. “With the right tip, we could solve this crime quickly, but we need them to come forward and tell us what they know.”
Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective P. Mansfield at (804) 646-6996 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com. The P3 Tips app for smartphones may also be used.