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Police ID man found shot on Richmond sidewalk

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UPDATE: The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim in Saturday’s homicide as Keith D. Evans, 37, of the 1600 block of Glenfield Avenue.

RICHMOND, Va. — Richmond Police are looking for clues and a homicide suspect after a man found shot on a city sidewalk died at the hospital.

Police were called to the 2300 block of Fairfield Avenue at about 5:47 p.m. Saturday after someone was shot.

Once on scene police found the victim, who they described as a black male in his 30’s, on the sidewalk suffering from a gunshot wound.

The man was taken to VCU Medical Center where he died from his injuries.

Police have not yet released information about a suspect in this shooting. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.


    • Robbie

      Now Tony you know that riots don’t happen unless a gentle giant, headed to college after robbing a convenience store and beating a cop gets shot by the white cop. Looting doesn’t happen until they honor the memory of the thug that was shot. Get it right next time.

    • Melissa

      Well Tony, it could have been a lovers quarrel, two friends angered over something, or perhaps a drug deal gone bad(bad things tend to happen when you use drug). It is viewed differently if someone is killed b/c they are a certain race, religion, gender, or have a certain s e x u a l orientation that someone doesn’t approve of. If a man is shot because he wronged a friend whom now wants to get revenge versus a man being killed because he is g a y or b l a c k is treated much more differently in our society.

  • Becky

    Now, are police wanted or not? A lot of violence seems to happen in this area. A lot of tax dollars are targeted for law enforcement in this area. Want “rebranding” to community vigilante “Justice”
    of, by, for, through and within community itself? Let’s see a hands up vote from the community.

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