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Man shot dead on Richmond street, second man hurt

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RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) - One person was killed and another injured in an early morning shooting in South Richmond.

Police were called to the shooting along the 2800 block of Montecrest Ave. about 1:19 a.m. The crime scene is near Terminal Ave. and Jeff Davis Highway.

"Officers were on scene within two minutes and found two adult males who had been shot," Richmond Police wrote in an email. "One victim was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The second victim died at the scene."

Canine units were called to the crime scene to trace leads as forensics investigators collected evidence.

Police have not yet released information about the victims or the suspects. Police have not yet released the motive behind the shooting because the homicide investigation is in the early stages.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.


  • ken

    you know its getting warmer when we get a murder a day in Richmond.Looks like they are going for another record

  • lovinlife

    This is crazy! Is it possible to wake up in the morning without someone being shot, robbed, kidnapped, or killed? I guess this is why I just watch the news for the weather.

  • isso

    You know things are bad when the Mayor and City Council
    require Police Protection.
    They are, however, finding it necessary to hide all the pertinent
    public safety facts, figures, statistics, demographics, and targeted taxation enforcement requirements.
    Notice there are no Richmond Police Log Reports published
    by Richmond Public Media?
    Public Safety is not an obvious Legacy Priority.
    LovingRVA’s Positively Richmond Consortiums’ avoidance
    of the problem, while actively, propagandizing,
    advertising and soliciting for their Special Interest Ventures

  • Johnnie G

    That was a bad area 25 years ago and has not gotten any better.
    Too many guns and fools with guns out there.

  • John Gohde

    You commenters don’t know what you are talking about, as usual. There was a drug arrest made at 2800 a few weeks ago. The police took all the money. Obviously, somebody came for their money … Just saying …

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