Thursday, June 8, 2017

Decatur Street Double Homicide Investigation

June 8, 2017
The Richmond Police Department is investigating a double homicide that occurred on the city’s southside.

Last night at approximately 9:53 p.m., officers received calls for random gunfire in the 3600 block of Decatur Street. Officers arrived and found a male down and unresponsive in the street. Nearby on the sidewalk another male was found down and unresponsive. Both had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.
Responders from the Richmond Ambulance Authority pronounced both males dead at the scene. The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

RPD detectives canvassed the neighborhood and spoke with several people who reported hearing gunshots.
Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective J. Fultz at (804) 646-3929 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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