Friday, September 16, 2016

St. Paul Street Homicide

September 16, 2016

The Richmond Police Department is investigating a shooting death that occurred in the 1100 block of St. Paul Street.

At approximately 7:23 p.m., officers were called to the area for the report of a person shot. Officers arrived and found a male down and unresponsive on a sidewalk in the 1100 block of St. Paul Street. The Richmond Ambulance Authority also arrived and pronounced the victim dead at the scene. The victim suffered an apparent gunshot wound.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

As officers arrived, many people were in the immediate area of the shooting scene. Detectives hope those with information will come forward to provide critical information to assist detectives in this case.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call Major Crimes Detective Joe Fultz at (804) 646-3929 or Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens can also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word “ITip” followed by your tip.

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