Saturday, July 22, 2017

Victim Identified in North Avenue Homicide

July 22, 2017

The Richmond Police Department has identified the victim of Friday’s homicide on North Avenue as Michael D. Johnson, 25, of the 2700 block of North Avenue.

At approximately 8:47 p.m.,
officers received a call for shots fired the 2700 block of North Avenue. Officers arrived and found Johnson, an adult male, down and unresponsive on the sidewalk. He had suffered an apparent gunshot wound.

Johnson was transported to a local hospital where he died Friday night. The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Major Crimes Detective M. Gouldman at (804) 646-3915 or contact Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or at

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