17-year-old and 20-year-old are charged in connection with North Side homicide
Two people have been charged in connection with a homicide last week in North Richmond.
Octavis Green, 17, was arrested Tuesday and charged with first-degree murder, robbery and two counts of use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Police said he had no current address.
Nicholas L. Thomas, 20, of the 4300 block of North Avenue, was also arrested Tuesday and charged with conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.
Richmond police said additional charges were pending.
Just before 2 a.m. on Friday, police were called to the 3100 block of Alvis Avenue. Officers found Russell J. Long, 22, in the roadway suffering from a gunshot wound. Long, who lived in the 1300 block of Greenmoss Drive, was taken to a hospital, where he died.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Detective M. Godwin at (804) 6465533 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. You can also contact Crime Stoppers at www.7801000.com or by using the P3 Tips app for smartphones. All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.