Police investigate shooting death

Chesterfield police, with the assistance of Virginia State University police, are investigating a shooting that left one man dead in the 4000 block of J. Mitchell Jones Drive on Thursday, Nov. 21.

At about 11:30 p.m. Thursday, police responded to the 4000 block of J. Mitchell Jones Drive for a report of an assault with a deadly weapon. Upon arrival, officers located Eric N. Wilkins Jr., 22, outside an apartment building. Wilkins, a Virginia State University student who lived in housing on campus, had been shot and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police continue their investigation and urge anyone with information to contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or www.crimesolvers.net.


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