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Images released of person of interest in Midlothian Village Homicide

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate a person of interest in a homicide that occurred late last month in Midlothian Village.

At approximately 5:55 p.m. on Sept. 23, officers were dispatched to the intersection of West 32nd Street and Midlothian Turnpike for a call of a person shot.

Person of interest in Midlothian Village homicide

Person of interest in Midlothian Village homicide

Police found Jarod T. Buford, 22, of the 1900 block of Richmond Street in Petersburg, inside of a nearby vehicle. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.

Police said the shooting happened at the first location and the vehicle traveled to the second location.

Police said the shooting happened at the first location and the vehicle traveled to the second location.

The person of interest is described as a black male wearing a white T-shirt with a design on the sides, dark pants or jeans and white shoes. He may also have been carrying a pink backpack with black straps.

Anyone with information about this incident or the individual pictured is asked to call Major Crimes Detective James Baynes at (804) 646-3617 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

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