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RICHMOND, Va. -- Police are looking for a four-door gray or silver Pontiac last seen on West Roanoke Street in South Richmond following a fatal Thursday afternoon shooting. Police were called to West Roanoke Street, between and Midlothian Turnpike and Forest Hill Avenue at about 2 p.m. to investigate the shooting.

The victim was found in the passenger seat of a car parked at the Dunston Manor Apartments. The initial investigation revealed the victim was shot during a drug deal, police on scene said.

Family members said Diego Brown was killed in the shooting. However, police have not yet officially released the victim's name.

West Roanoke Street is closed between Crutchfield Street and Forest Hill Avenue while police investigated the homicide.  Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Watch CBS 6 for a live update starting at 5 p.m. Anyone with additional information about the shooting can submit a tip here. This is a developing story.

Google Map for coordinates 37.512877 by -77.474615.

West Roanoke Street, Richmond, Va.

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