Thunder Bay Police Seek Public Help to ID Suspects in Adrian Richardson Homicide

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THUNDER BAY – NEWS – On Monday May 2, 2022 at approximately 11:30 pm EDT, Thunder Bay Police Service officers responded to a call for assistance in the area of 400 Hodder Avenue.

A 29-year-old man later identified as Adrian Anthony RICHARDSON was located with serious injuries. He died from injuries sustained during a shooting incident and was pronounced dead at the scene.

On Saturday, June 4, 2022, members of the Thunder Bay Police Service’s Major Crime, Emergency Task, and Intelligence Units located and arrested Telique RICKETTS, 22, of Brampton at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

RICKETTS is charged with First-Degree Murder and appeared in bail court on Saturday, June 4. He was remanded into custody with a future appearance date.

As a result of their continued investigation, members of the Major Crimes Unit with the TBPS have obtained surveillance footage showing two males believed to be connected to this homicide investigation.

Still images from the video are now being distributed to the public.

SUSPECT MALE #1 is described as standing about 5’8” tall with a thing or average build. He has curly black hair and appears to be between 17-and-21 years old.

SUSPECT MALE #2 is described as standing about 5’7” tall with an average build and dark brown hair.

Suspect 2 in TBPS Homicide Investigation
Suspect 2 in TBPS Homicide Investigation

The suspects could be armed and dangerous. If you see them do NOT approach them.  Call 9-1-1 from a place of safety.

Anyone who may know the identity of the male suspects are asked to contact police at (807) 684-1200. You can submit tips anonymously through Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477, online at www.p3tips.com/273.