Rio Dell Murder Under Investigation

A murder is under investigation in Rio Dell. On Thursday, August 29, 2019, at about 6:30 PM, a homicide occurred in the City of Rio Dell. A twenty-six-year-old man was driving on Monument Road when he pulled to the curb and got out of his car. The driver of another vehicle; a dark (maybe blue), two-door Honda (or maybe a Saturn or Acura), fired multiple shots at the victim as he tried to walk away. The victim was struck once in the abdomen. He was transported to Saint Joseph’s Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. His name is being withheld until his family is notified. Witnesses described the suspect as a black man with dreadlocks. It is believed that one or more of the windows in the suspect vehicle were damaged.