newsrichmond police charge teen with involuntary manslaughter in march 10 shooting

Richmond Police charge teen with involuntary manslaughter in March 10 shooting

Chris Graham
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Richmond Police have charged a 14-year-old in the March 10 shooting death of a 13-year-old on Stockton Street.

The charges against the teen, whose name was not released, include involuntary manslaughter, reckless handling of a firearm, discharge of a firearm within an occupied dwelling, grand larceny (firearm) and underage possession of a firearm.

The suspect is in custody in another jurisdiction on unrelated charges, according to police.

“A wave of grief reaches all corners of our city when a young person loses their life due to firearms in Richmond,” Interim Police Chief Rick Edwards said. “It is even worse when it is preventable. A firearm stolen from a vehicle led to this tragedy and once again I implore all those with firearms to secure them safely.”

Anyone with further information about this death investigation is asked to call Major Crimes Detective G. Russell at (804) 646-7715 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. All Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

Chris Graham

Chris Graham

Chris Graham is the editor of Augusta Free Press. A 1994 alum of the University of Virginia, Chris has won 17 Virginia Press Association awards for his work as an investigative reporter, feature writer and columnist. Chris is the author and co-author of seven books, including Poverty of Imagination and Team of Destiny: Inside Virginia Basketball’s Run to the 2019 National Championship, both published in 2019, and The Worst Wrestling Pay-Per-View Ever, published in 2018. For his commentaries on news, sports and politics, go to my YouTube page, Want to reach Chris? Try [email protected].