Man arrested for murdering teen outside Henrico elementary school

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Roger Craig Brown III (PHOTO: Henrico Police)

HENRICO COUNTY, Va. — Police arrested a Chesterfield man in connection to the April 11 shooting death of a teenager on the grounds of Montrose Elementary School in Henrico.

Roger Craig Brown III, 20, was charged with 2nd degree murder and detained at Henrico Jail.

Police have not yet said what clues led them to Brown and connected him to the case.

Police responded to Montrose Elementary School in eastern Henrico over Spring Break in April to investigate reports of a shooting.

When officers arrived at the Williamsburg Road school, at about 9:38 p.m., they found Jamaa Khalik Scott suffering from a gunshot wound.

The 16-year-old shooting victim was taken to the hospital where he died.

After the shooting, neighbors said many people cut through the school property reach businesses on Williamsburg Road.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can email news tips and photos here.

Anyone with information was asked to call Henrico Police at 804-501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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