RICHMOND -- An arrest warrant has been issued for a reputed gang member wanted in connection with the March shooting death of a 21-year-old Richmond man, police said Friday.

Shawn Glasper, 19, was indicted June 6 along with four other members of the gang on a number of charges in relation to the shooting death of Lincoln Plair on March 4, police said. Glasper should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.

Plair was gunned down on Sixth Street in the heart of Richmond's Iron Triangle neighborhood. Plair was a maintenance worker at a local park and caregiver for his father.

Glasper already has another felony arrest warrant out on him, police said. He is a black male adult, 5 feet, 9 inches tall, 150 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes, police said.

Shawn Laurice Glasper. (Photo by Richmond Police Department)
Shawn Laurice Glasper. (Photo by Richmond Police Department)

Marjuan Crenshaw, 21, Dameko Yates, 19, Jayson Payne, 18, and Antwone Johnson, 19, were indicted June 6 by the Contra Costa Superior Court on charges of possessing an assault weapon, being a member of a criminal street gang and conspiracy in connection with the shooting. Johnson also has been charged with murder, police said.

All four are in custody, police said. Johnson is being held in lieu of $1.8 million bail in the County Jail in Martinez, while Crenshaw and Payne and Yates are being held in lieu of bail amounts from $120,000 to $153,000.

The trio also are tied to a gang that operates out of unincorporated North Richmond, police said.


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Anyone with information on Glasper's whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Jason Wentz of the Richmond Police Department at 510-621-1259 or Det. Erin Bai of the Contra Costa Sheriff's Office at 925-313-2648.

Contact Rick Hurd at 925-945-4789 and follow him at Twitter.com/3rdERH.