Police said they discovered an adult black male suffering from what appeared to be a gunshot wound. He died on the scene.
Neighbors said they heard three or four gunshots around 6:25 p.m. Monday. Family said the victim was Develle Thomas, age 21.
Court records show Thomas was a frequent unwelcome visitor in Midlothian Village Apartments. Thomas has multiple charges against him for trespassing at the apartment complex. He also had assault charges, drug-related charges and failure to appear.
Detectives are following up on several strong leads and ask anyone with any information to please call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both methods are anonymous.