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Hopewell Police Department
Tuesday January 3rd, 2012 :: 01:29 p.m. EST


** Police investigate deadly shooting **

[Hopewell, VA] – On January 02, 2012 at approximately 8:30pm, officers responded to the 600 block of E. Broadway St. for shots fired. Upon arrival, uniformed personnel located an unresponsive adult male with a gunshot wound to his upper torso. Emergency medical personnel were subsequently dispatched to the scene and determined the subject was deceased. Members of the Hopewell Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU) responded to the scene and initiated an investigation of the matter. The decedent, identified as Mr. Emil M. Crenshaw, age 24, of the 600 block of E. Broadway St. (Hopewell, VA), has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) for autopsy to determine cause of death.

The Hopewell Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Unit continues to investigate this matter and is requesting that any person(s) who have information contact lead Detective Richard Hartman of the Hopewell Police Department at (804) 541-2284. Additionally, any person(s) who have information on this or any other crime occurring in the City of Hopewell may contact the Hopewell/Prince George Crime Solvers at 541-2202. You can also text-a-tip anonymously. Simply add "274637 (CRIMES)" to your Contacts list on your cellular phone and then text "igotcha" along with your message/tip. You will then be provided an ID number that you will use when checking the status of your tip OR picking up your reward.

Hopewell Police Department
300 N Main St
Hopewell, VA 23860

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 804-541-2222

Detective Sgt. Paul Intravia
Criminal Investigations Unit (CIU)

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