Police seek help tracking killer

Chesterfield County Police detectives need your help to solve a homicide, and the Chesterfield County/Colonial Heights Crime Solvers program wants to offer you its resources if you can help.

At approximately 11:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, a woman living on Ennismore Court was awakened by a noise outside her bedroom. When she got up to investigate, she found her 36-year-old son, Joshua Coomer, suffering from a gunshot wound. She performed CPR until police and rescue units arrived. Despite efforts to revive him, Joshua Coomer succumbed to his injuries.

Detectives are asking the public to come forward with any additional information that might be of value to this investigation. To see related photos, please visit www.crimesolvers.net.

If you have information about any unsolved crime in, or person wanted by, Chesterfield County or the city of Colonial Heights, call Crime Solvers at 804-748-0660. Submit a tip electronically at crimesolvers.net or Text-A-Tip by texting “WATSON” plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All three methods provide anonymity to those giving tips. If your tip helps to solve a crime or catch a fugitive, you could receive a cash reward of up to $1,000.


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