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From: Detectives John Flores, Benjamin Toderico and Rashaan Wigfall

Number: 16-41
Date of Release: 10/12/2016

A woman riding in a car on a bright Sunday afternoon was struck down by what appears to be random gunfire. Can you help crime stoppers solve Richmond’s latest homicide?

Carmella Winston, 52, of Henrico was shot near St. James and East Hill Streets. EMS rushed her to VCU Medical Center where she later died.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have heard gunfire or seen activity in the area to call crime stoppers at 780-1000.

If you have information about this or any crime occurring in the Metro Richmond area; you can call, text or send us your tip online at 780-1000.com. All three methods will keep you anonymous and if your tip leads to an arrest, you could receive a cash reward.

You do not have to give your name or testify in court. You will be given a code number to protect your identity and your information if of value to police, could be worth up to a $1,000 cash reward.

Crime Stoppers would like for callers D2970 and D3242 to call us back.

Send us tips about illegally possessed firearms by texting GUN250 to CRIMES (274637) followed by your tip.

Visit our website 780-1000.com, like Metro Richmond Crime Stoppers on Face Book or follow us on Twitter

Remember iSee, iTip, iCare



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