State Police still on the search for suspect who killed 8-year-old King William boy

Staff writer

Virginia State Police are still searching for the person responsible for the January shooting and death of King William 8-year-old Orlando Anderson Jr.

According to police, the 60 tips they have received over the past month have not led to the arrest of the armed intruder. Police are still seeking the public's help.

Orlando was taken to VCU Medical Center Jan. 21 after a gunman kicked in the front door to his family's home on Robin Lane and opened fire. Anderson, who was sleeping, was struck by at least one of the bullets that ripped through his family's home.

Orlando, who was affectionately known as "Scrappy," later died at the hospital as a result of his injuries.

Orlando's father and grandmother were also inside the residence at the time of the shooting and were not injured.

Virginia State Police Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s Richmond Field Office continues to actively investigate the homicide with the assistance of King William County Sheriff’s Office.

Anyone with information relative to this investigation is asked to contact police at 804-553-3445 or #77 on a cell phone or by email at

Sean CW Korsgaard can be reached at 757-968-1529, by email, and on Twitter @SCWKorsgaard.

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