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Police investigate homicide in city’s Northside

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — Police are in the early stages of a homicide investigation in the city’s Northside.

According to police, officers were called to the 2,000 block of Second Ave. around 12:50a.m. for a report of shots fired.

When officers arrived on scene they found a male, suffering from a gunshot wound and unresponsive, in a side yard of a house on Second Ave.

Police say the victim, a black male in his early 20′s, was transported to VCU Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Stay with WTVR.com for more updates on this developing story.