Monday, October 19, 2015

Hunt Avenue Homicide

October 17, 2015

The Richmond Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred in the Providence Park neighborhood.

At approximately 9:21 p.m., officers were called to the 300 block of Hunt Avenue for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and located a male unresponsive in the roadway who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Forensics detectives are collecting evidence and major crimes detectives are canvassing the area for information.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Marshall Young at 804 646-3926 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.