Teenage boy killed on his way to the store; Tax refund; Henrico Noise Ordinance

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) – Here’s a look at our top headlines from this Wednesday:

15-year-old killed by Drive-by Crossfire

Family and friends are begging for answers to the tragic shooting death of 15-year-old Tynashia Humphrey.

Richmond Public Schools says she was a student at Armstrong High School. Tynashia was caught in the crossfire when she was killed near Gilpin Court on Monday night – on her way to the store with her friends.

She had just started her 9th grade and was described as an honor roll student who loved her siblings.

So far, no arrests have been made.

The community will hold another vigil at 6 p.m. tonight at the spot where Tynashia was shot – in the hope that someone with information about her killer will speak out.

Cyclist killed in crash on Iron Bridge Road

Chesterfield County Police say in the 8000 block of Iron Bridge Road, a bicyclist was traveling east on Highway 10 when a 2006 Ford F-150 struck him.

Those at the scene said the cyclist was in and out of traffic before the crash.

The cyclist was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Crime Solvers at 804-780-0660.

Businessman charged with laundering $470,000 stolen from VCU

A businessman is now facing charges related to a computer scheme that scammed VCU out of nearly half a million dollars.

A new indictment accuses Hakhyun Chun of helping open a bank account in Los Angeles where the money was sent using his company name.

He is accused of having then distributed it to several people by bank transfer, writing checks and making cash withdrawals.

Olabanji Egbinola, 42, is charged with wire fraud, conspiracy to commit wire fraud, money laundering and conspiracy to commit money laundering.

They are accused of impersonating employees of companies that victims like VCU have previously used to pull off the scam.

Henrico Noise Ordinance Amendment Approved

The Board of Supervisors approved an update to the county’s noise ordinance to include daylight hours.

This means that noise from devices like televisions or musical instruments is prohibited in residential areas where the sound can clearly be heard in another home between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

State tax rebates start rolling out Monday

If you paid state taxes last year, you could get up to $250. Those who filed jointly could get up to $500.

You will be able to check the status of your refund on the Virginia Tax website starting Monday.

Sunny and pleasant day!

A taste of autumn for the next few days with low humidity and cool nights before the heat returns early next week.

Today will be a mostly sunny day with highs near 80.

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