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Police ID Richmond man killed near Cary Street

Police ID Richmond man killed near Cary Street
Posted at 5:27 AM, May 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-27 11:26:45-04

RICHMOND, Va. -- Richmond Police identified the man killed Sunday night in Richmond as Jerson S. White, 37, of the 2100 block of West Cary Street.

Police were called to the 2000 block of West Cary Street, near Meadow Street, at about 10:15 p.m. Sunday to investigate gunshots fired in the area.

"When officers arrived, they were told that a shooting occurred in the rear alley between Parkwood and West Cary Streets," a Richmond Police spokesperson said.

Officers found White, who was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

Investigators have not yet released information about a suspect, or nor motive in the shooting.

The Richmond Police Third Precinct headquarters is situated approximately 1,000 feet from the crime scene.

This is a developing story. Witnesses can send news tips, photos, and video here.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.