Victim found dead outside convenience store on Carolina Avenue after Laburnum Avenue shooting


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department began investigating a deadly shooting on Tuesday evening after a body was found at the corner of Carolina Avenue and Meadowbridge Road, just blocks away from where two other people were killed on Monday.

According to police, a man was found dead outside of the Carolina Express convenience store but he was not shot at the store. There were no shell casings found at the convenience store.

RPD later determined the shooting occurred in Henrico County limits.

Richmond Police and Henrico County Police are now collaborating on the investigation. According to Henrico Police, the shooting has been determined to be a homicide.

Henrico Police said the shots were fired on E. Laburnum Avenue near Parkview Avenue shortly before 7 p.m.

The victim drove away from where the shooting occurred and headed to Meadowbridge Road before dying.

Anyone with information can call Henrico Police at 501-5000 or Crime Stoppers 804-780-1000.

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