Friday, October 15, 2010

Fatal Shooting on Chamberlayne Avenue

A shooting on Chamberlayne Avenue last night resulted in the death of a Richmond man.

Richmond Police officers responding to a call of a person down around 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 14, found Tyler Andrew Franks, 45, of the 3600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue with a gunshot wound. Franks was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he died about an hour later.

Detectives are in the early stages of the investigation and do not have any suspect information to release at this time. Anyone with information about Franks’ murder is asked to call the Richmond Police Tips Line at 514-TIPS (8477) or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.