Man carrying hammer killed in Richmond neighborhood

RICHMOND, Va. -- A man carrying a hammer was killed in a Sunday morning shooting, according to Richmond Police.

Police received a call of an assault in the 4500 block of Old Warwick Road around 9:30 a.m. Sunday

When officers arrived, they found a male in the street with an apparent gunshot wound. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The shooting victim, according to police, had been at a residence on that block, left, and returned armed with a hammer. He was shot upon his return.

One person has been detained in connection to the shooting, according to police. So far no charges have been announced.

This is a developing story. Click here to send a news tip.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.