RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC)– The loved ones of a Richmond guy shot and killed past 7 days on W. Bacon Road is hunting for responses. Police feel the suspect in the case is liable for a criminal offense spree that spanned two states, resulting in quite a few fees.
Just above a week back, 22-year-previous Darrick Tabb was shot and killed in a Richmond apartment. He was uncovered lifeless around 10p.m. on Tuesday, July 20 at an apartment complex on West Bacon Avenue.
Liked kinds are creating preparations to lay Tabb to relaxation, but what led to his dying is nevertheless just one big question mark.
Two days right after Tabb’s dying, 20-12 months-aged Ti’Keise Johnson was taken into custody in Dinwiddie County for a robbery at the MAPCO benefit keep. Richmond police reported Johnson is a suspect needed in connection to Tabb’s murder. Richmond Police detectives had superb warrants on file for Johnson for firearms violations.
Johnson is also experiencing a first-degree murder charge in North Carolina. On July 22, the exact day of Johnson’s arrest in Dinwiddie, the physique of 20-year-previous Cierra Jackson, also of Richmond, was uncovered in Vance County, North Carolina.
Gabriel Scott is Darrick Tabb’s initially cousin. In accordance to Scott, Johnson and Tabb had been friends. Richmond Police informed 8Information, detectives can affirm that Johnson and Tabb had been identified to each and every other – but the dwelling arrangements of the two are nevertheless remaining established by way of the investigation.
Scott instructed 8Information, that he had just traveled to Richmond previously this month and was with Tabb. He then was instructed a shorter time afterwards, that his cousin had died.
“I didn’t want to imagine it,” Scott mentioned.
Their loved ones is unsettled and wants to know what occurred.
“The sensation is indescribable. We’re dealing with combined emotions and confusion. It’s just a thing that you never want to deal with or have to go by means of,” Scott stated. “He was just someone that was attempting to obtain himself and uncover his path. It is just unhappy that it ended early. Hearing how it happened and not understanding specifically what all induced it, is truly tough to offer with.”
According to police, extra costs are pending for Johnson in relationship to the West Bacon Avenue circumstance. For the incident in Dinwiddie County, Johnson faces 15 fees together with attempted carjacking, theft, simulated masturbation and assault on law enforcement. He also faces larceny, drug and firearms rates in Chesterfield and Henrico, from incidents that occurred before this yr and in 2019.
He’s predicted to surface in court subsequent thirty day period and in September.
Anybody with even more facts is questioned to call Major Crimes Detective A. Coates at (804) 646-0729 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.