Man wanted in connection to Carver neighborhood shooting

Carlo N. Johnson

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Police detectives are asking for the public’s help to locate a man wanted in connection with an October shooting that took place in the Carver neighborhood.

Carlo N. Johnson AKA “Lo”, 23, of Richmond, is wanted on charges of malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony.

In early November, Shaahid D. Smith, 22, of the 2200 block of Holly Street, was arrested and charged with malicious wounding and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony in connection to the shooting.

Shaahid D. Smith
Shaahid D. Smith

Authorities said at approximately 2:10 a.m. on October 22, officers were called to the 1200 block of West Marshall Street for a report of a person shot. They arrived to find an adult male victim on the ground suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. He was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries, police say.

Johnson is described by police as a black male, 5’10” tall, weighing approximately 165 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. He has tattoos on both arms, the left side of his neck and his left hand.

Police say he is considered armed and dangerous and should not be approached. Anyone who sees him is asked to call police immediately.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Mark Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at www.7801000.com.

Submit tips to GUN250 about persons illegally possessing guns by texting Crime Stoppers at 274637, then using keyword “GUN250” followed by your tip. Rewards up to $250. Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News online and on air for the latest updates.

Click here to check on crime in your area.

Never miss another Facebook post from 8News

Find 8News on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram; send your news tips to iReport8@wric.com.