UPDATE: 18-year-old identified as Montvale Ave shooting victim


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department (RPD) is investigating the shooting of two young males in the Northside. An 18-year-old was shot and killed and a juvenile male was injured on Wednesday morning.

RPD responded to the 500 block of Montvale Avenue for a report of a shooting at 4:30 a.m. According to police, once officers arrived on the scene, they found an adult male found down and unresponsive in the roadway.

The victim, Vinshaun Johnson, was declared dead the scene.

Police also found a teenage boy suffering from a non-life threatening gunshot wound. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.

RPD asks that anyone with information call Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000

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