Mayor releases statement after Tuesday shooting that left one dead, four others injured on Midlothian Turnpike

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Richmond Mayor Levar Stoney released a short statement addressing the shooting that injured four and killed one in Richmond on Tuesday evening.

Stoney acknowledged the shooting of the “five innocent bystanders” saying it was a senseless act of gun violence.

“This is a tragedy that no community should have to experience,” Stoney said. “My heart aches for our families.”

Stoney asks that anyone with information about the situation call Crime Stoppers at 804-780-1000.

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