Richard Jah’Ta Maxwell Death | Obituary – Richard Jah’Ta Maxwell age 23 was killed and three other people were hurt in an overnight shooting in eastern Henrico, according to police.
Police identified the shooting victim as 23-year-old Richard Jah’Ta Maxwell, of Henrico.
The shooting was reported near the 3700 block of Meadowbridge Road, near Savannah Avenue, at about 3:15 a.m.
“Henrico officers were near Laburnum Avenue and Meadowbridge Road when they heard gunshots. Officers responded to the area where the shots were heard along the 3700 block of Meadowbridge Road,” a Henrico Police spokesperson said. “Officers were confronted with four victims who had suffered wounds from the shooting. Three victims were transported to the hospital with critical injuries, while one victim succumbed to his injuries on the scene.”
Police said all the victims were all men between the ages of 22 and 28 years old.
Police said there was a large group of people in the area at the time of the shooting and were investigating whether it was related in a party announcement that circulated on social media.
We express our sympathy and deepest condolences to Richard Jah’Ta Maxwell’s family today and in the days, weeks, months, and years that are to come as they cope with his passing. May his soul rest in peace.