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Posted on: September 23, 2022

Police Make Arrest in Homicide

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On Sept. 13 at approximately 1:38 p.m., James City County Police and Fire Departments responded to the 2600 block of Chickahominy Road in reference to a gunshot victim.  Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound.  The male, later identified as Alfred Lamont Johnson, 38-years-old James City County resident, was pronounced deceased at the scene.  

On Sept. 22, JCCPD officers arrested Lee Rondell Richardson, 40-years-old of Newport News.  He is charged with second degree murder.

He was transported to the Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail where he is being held without bond.

The investigation remains active.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Investigator Josh Ernst at 757-259-5148 or josh.ernst@jamescitycountyva.gov or Investigator Logan English at 757-592-6518 or logan.english@jamescitycountyva.gov .  You may call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP. You may also submit tips online at p3tips.com. Callers to the Crime Line and P3 Tips users may remain anonymous, do not have to testify in court and may be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 if the information provided leads to an arrest.

Media Contact:
Monique Myers, Assistant Police Chief
757-259-5142; monique.myers@jamescitycountyva.gov

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