FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 23, 2023
Charlottesville Police Department Investigates Its Third Homicide This Year
CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA – On Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at approximately 3:41 p.m., Charlottesville Police Department (CPD) and Fire and Rescue, responded to a shots fired report at the 900 block of Page St.
Upon arrival, Officers discovered that Mr. Nicklous Pendleton, 20, of Gordonsville was struck by gun fire. It was later determined that the shooting occurred in the 800 block of Hardy Dr.
Mr. Nicklous was transported to UVA Medical Center and was later pronounced deceased.
This is an active investigation; anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Raines, CPD Criminal Investigations Division at (434) 970-3266 or Crime Stoppers Tip Line at (434) 977-4000.
Public Safety Information Officer
City of Charlottesville