Police identify man killed after Henrico shooting

HENRICO, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating a shooting in Henrico that has left one person dead.

Police were called to the 5400 block of Edge Field Road around 4:18 a.m. for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived on scene to find an adult black male victim suffering from an apparent gunshot wound.

The victim was transported to VCU Medical Center with life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead Monday morning. Police identified the victim as 45-year-old Jacques Gauthier of the 5400 block of Stone Lane, Richmond.

The suspect or suspects in this homicide may have driven away from the scene in a vehicle with a shattered window. Police say it is unknown if the window was the front, rear, side, passenger or driver’s side window.

Detectives are continuing their investigation and at this time there is no suspect.

Please call Henrico Police at (804) 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000 if you have information about this vehicle or the death of Mr. Gauthier.

Stay with 8News for the latest on this developing story.

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