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RICHMOND, Va. – Richmond Police are investigating a homicide in the 5800 block of Orcutt Lane.

Police responded to a call for random gunfire around 11 p.m. and found one male shot.

Police identified the victim as Traelle N. Johnson, 25, of Orcutt Lane. Johnson was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he later died due to his injuries.

Neighbors told CBS 6, Johnson leaves behind two children.

Police have not released details about a suspect, but asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

This is the third fatal shooting over the past two days in the area.

Two men were shot Monday afternoon at the Shamrock gas station in the 5700 block of Hull Street Road in South Richmond. Police were called to the gas station about 2:40 p.m.

One male died at VCU Medical Monday night, the other had non-life threatening injuries.

Investigators are looking to the public for tips.  If you have any information related to either shootings, police ask you to call Crimestoppers at 780-1000.


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