UPDATE: Richmond police identify man found shot dead in vehicle

Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — The Richmond Police Department has released the identity of the man dead inside a vehicle in the area of Kinsley Avenue and Broad Rock Boulevard in Richmond.

The victim has been identified as Damarcus Gregory.

Just before 8 p.m., officers learned about a vehicle crash at the intersection of Broad Rock Boulevard and South Kinsley Avenue. There, police located a vehicle in the woods in the 1900 block of S. Kinsley Avenue.  

In the car they found Gregory in the driver’s seat suffering from a gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

An apparent shooting has drawn a heavy police presence to the area of Kinsley Avenue and Broad Rock Boulevard in Richmond.

Police believe the shooting occurred on the north side of Broad Rock Boulevard in the 4100 block of Kinsley Avenue.

 The Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Officers were also called to the 2600 block of Broad Rock Boulevard for a vehicle struck by gunfire. The driver was injured by broken glass. According to police, the victim’s vehicle was struck by gunfire while driving through the same intersection.

The department said the Medical Examiner will determine the exact cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call Major Crimes Det. G. Russell at 804-646-7715 or Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000. The P3 Tips Crime Stoppers app for smartphones also may be used. Both Crime Stoppers reporting methods are anonymous.

This is a developing story. Stay with 8News for updates.

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