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Richmond Shooting Victim Identified; Suspect Sought

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RICHMOND, VA—The victim of a Sunday shooting that appeared to be drug-related has been identified; Richmond Police continue searching for the person responsible.

It happened just after 9 p.m. Sunday in the Woodland Heights section of Richmond.

34-year-old Jared P. Ellison was shot near the intersection of Forest Hill Avenue and West 34th Street, police said. Ellison was pronounced dead at CJW-Chippenham Medical Center.

Police said the shooting appeared to be drug related.

The gunman escaped in an gold early-2000s model Ford Taurus, driven by a second male, police said.

Forensics detectives processed the scene, and other detectives canvassed the area to speak to neighbors.

Anyone who has any information about this incident is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. Citizens may also text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word "ITip" followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

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