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Richmond police said a man was shot to death in the Whitcomb Court community late Monday.

Tyrell J. Thomas, 27, of the 2300 block of Bethel Street, was found about 11:10 p.m. Monday, lying in front of an apartment in the block where he lived.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The state medical examiner’s office will determine the cause and manner of death, but Richmond police have classified the case as a homicide.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J. Fultz at (804) 646-3929 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000.

You can also contact Crime Stoppers by going to www.7801000.com or using the P3 Tips app for smartphones.

All Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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— From staff reports

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