RICHMOND (WRIC) - The Richmond Police Department is in the early stages of a homicide investigation.
At approximately 12:48 a.m. Saturday, officers were called to the 2000 block of Second Avenue for a report of shots fired. Officers arrived and found a male, suffering from a gunshot wound and unresponsive, in a side yard of a house on the block.
The victim, a black male in his early 20's, was transported to VCU Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.
Detectives ask anyone with information about this incident to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000. They can also text Crime Stoppers anonymously by texting 274637 with the keyword ‘ITip' followed by the information.