Friends mourn man shot in Chesterfield home invasion

CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) – A Chesterfield man has died following an early-morning home invasion and shooting, according to Chesterfield Police.

Police were called to a home in the 12000 block of Little Pond Lane, off Midlothian Turnpike,  about 3:04 a.m.

When officers arrived, they found 27-year-old Farzad Sultani, who lived at the residence, had been shot by an intruder.

Sultani was taken to Johnston-Willis Hospital and transferred to VCU Medical Center before he died as a result of his injuries.

The shooting suspect was a black man wearing all black, according to police. Officers do not believe this was a random act.

If you have information that could help police, call Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660.

Stay with WTVR.com and CBS 6 News for updates on this developing story. 

27 comments

  • Sarah

    “Those people”???? Really Craig? What would you have said if a white guy had shot him? Ignorant racist people making me sick

      • Manalishi.

        Craig,, Sarah could have asked you to clarify. But there was a knee jerk. Remember, only dogs hear dog whistles.

      • Neko

        You said, “you know who I’m talking about”. So actually youre saying we should know by the words, “those people”. Idiot

      • Neko

        @athynz…he was already asked to clarify by Manalishi, and his response was just, “you know who I’m talking about”. Don’t expect much intelligence there

      • Manalishi.

        Easy there Neko. I did not ask Craig to clarify. Pay attn please. some teach. some learn, some will never learn. most actually just watch and refuse to speak. Welcome aboard.

        I prefer to leave an open end to those that should clarify. Save the special TKO to those that deserve it and the obvious. Manlaw applies.

    • Neko

      @Manalishi…It doesn’t matter whether you asked or not for him to clarify, because that’s exactly what he was trying to do with his vague answer. Don’t play stupid.

  • maria

    “Those people” would refer to those peopke who are breaking into peopkes homes and shooting them in the middle of the night…in this instance and in all the others i read and have experienced personally it would be a black person…does that clarify it enough for you? And it’s not racist race baters…it’s the truth

    • Tim

      If you read, “officers do not believe this was a random act”. No motive as of yet Maria, so watch what you say. “Democrats”, as an idiot likes to use loosely, may be offended. They may even bring up “those people” that you read about breaking in your house at night taking your kids that aren’t “black”!

  • Sexcnva

    How do you know it was a black man if he was wearing all black? I mean, did someone cut the lights on at 3am? Regardless, I feel sorry for the victim and his family.

    • manalishi

      “The shooting suspect was a black man wearing all black, according to police.” Great question. Police statement is all that’s available. If it’s wrong, blame them.

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