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HOPEWELL, Va. (WTVR) — Police responded to a report of a shooting early this morning at the 900 block of Buren St.
Inside a home officers found Richard Miles Hawthorne, 41, with a single gunshot wound in the chest.  Hawthorne was pronounced dead at the scene.

In a press release the Hopewell Police Department said that the incident doesn’t appear to be a random act of violence and detectives are following strong leads in the case.

If you have any information on this crime call the Hopewell Police Department at 804-541-2222.