Man found shot to death inside Richmond Motel room, police say

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A man was found shot to death at a Richmond motel Friday morning.

Richmond police said 29-year-old William Hurt was found unresponsive in a room on the 2600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue. An employee confirmed to 8News that the shooting happened at the ‘Richmond Motel.’

Officers were called to the motel at 7:06 a.m. for reports of a shooting. When they arrived at the motel, officers found Hurt suffering from a gunshot wound.

The 29-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene.

“The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death,” Richmond Police said.

Detectives are asking anyone with any information about this incident to call Major Crimes Detective M. Godwin at (804) 646-5533 or Crime Stoppers 780-1000.

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