Update 3:45 p.m. Friday –
Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame issued a press release Friday afternoon, and it indicates a description of a possible suspect and vehicle and interagency cooperation have led to a suspect being in custody.
The press release indicates the victim in the case is Cierra Jackson of Richmond, VA.
The Vance County Sheriff’s Office responded to the I-85 exit ramp Thursday afternoon at 3:26. A female was observed laying on the roadside, and it was believed she had been stabbed.
Additional investigation has revealed the victim, Jackson, suffered numerous gunshot wounds to the body. EMS pronounced her deceased at the scene.
The suspect has been identified as Tikeise Kenshaun Johnson, black male age 20, of Richmond. Sheriff Brame’s press release said, “Johnson is being held in Dinwiddie, Virginia without bond and has several charges pending in Virginia. Johnson will be charged in Vance County with 1st Degree Murder.”
Vance deputies on scene took a description of a possible suspect and vehicle, which led to a “Be On The Lookout” throughout North Carolina and Virginia.
Brame said in the press release, “Virginia Law Enforcement apprehended the possible suspect in an unrelated incident in Dinwiddie, Virginia. With the information received in the BOLO, Dinwiddie officials made contact with Vance County in reference to this being a possible suspect in (the) homicide.”
Additional details remain under investigation.
Update 10:50 p.m. Thursday –
According to a press release from Vance County Sheriff Curtis Brame, deputies received a call about 3:25 p.m. Thursday regarding a black female at the I-85 northbound exit 220. The press release indicates that deputies were advised before arriving that the victim had possibly been stabbed.
Brame said in the press release, “Upon law enforcement’s arrival, the female had apparent injuries to her left leg and neck area. CPR was initiated. She was pronounced deceased on scene by EMS.”
The North Carolina State Bureau of Investigations has been called to assist with the investigation, and the investigation is ongoing at the time of this publication.
More information will be provided when it is available.