April 22, 2022
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Police have arrested three juvenile suspects in relation to a fatal shooting that occurred in the 3300 block of Tanners Way on Tuesday, March 22.
At about 8:15 p.m. on March 22, police responded to multiple calls about gunfire heard in the area. Upon arrival, officers located Kyshawn T. Johnson, 18, in a nearby wooded area. Johnson, of the 2100 block of S. Kenmore Road in Richmond, had been shot multiple times and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Through investigation, detectives identified three juvenile males, one age 15 and two age 16, as suspects in the shooting. Detectives requested and obtained the following juvenile petitions for each suspect: first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The 15-year-old suspect and one of the 16-year-old suspects were also charged with possession of a firearm by a minor. All three suspects were arrested today and are being held at the Chesterfield Juvenile Detention Home.
At this point, the investigation indicates Johnson and the three juvenile males were known to each other. Police continue to investigate; anyone with information should contact the Chesterfield County Police Department at 804-748-1251 or Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660 or through the P3 app.