Police Investigate Homicide
September 06, 2013
The Tallahassee Police Department responded to a call for assistance at 4495 Shelfer Road at approximately 4:30pm on September 5th, 2013. Upon arrival, TPD Patrol Officers located a male who was bleeding from an apparent gunshot wound near the 500 building. TFD and EMS also arrived on scene and the victim was transported to a local hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
TPD’s Criminal Investigation Division, along with Forensic Technicians responded to the scene and assumed the primary role in the homicide investigation. TPD’s investigators have no indication there is a threat to the community at this time.
TPD’s Criminal Investigation Division is pursuing all leads and asks community members with information about this case to call TPD at 891-4200 or the Big Bend Crime Stoppers at 574-TIPS. Crime Stoppers does not want your name, just your information and you may be eligible for a cash reward.
Deceased: Richard K. Kitchen Black Male DOB: 01/28/75
David Northway, Public Information Office, (850) 891-4255