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RICHMOND, Va. — Police identified the person shot and killed Christmas Eve in Richmond as 18-year-old Traquan Holmes. Holmes, of Coalter Street, was found unconscious and suffering from a gunshot wound when police were called to the 2000 block of North 29th Street at about 10:02 p.m. Christmas Eve.

“Detectives are actively working all available leads in this case,” a Richmond Police spokeswoman said. “They will recanvas the area to gather additional information as part of their ongoing investigation.”

Anyone with information was asked to call Major Crimes Detective Victoria Griffith-Matko at 646-3912 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

Friends and family of Traquan can email photos or information here.

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