Double shooting in Richmond’s southside leaves 1 dead

Richmond

RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Two men were shot Friday morning on Chapel Drive in the city’s southside, authorities said.

Richmond Police told 8News the shooting happened around 5:45 a.m. One victim was pronounced dead at the scene. The second victim is being treated at a local hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The Medical Examiner will determine cause and manner of death of the man who was killed.

8News went out to the scene this morning where two neighbors said they heard several gunshots.

There is crime scene tape blocking off the area near Chapel Drive and Richeson Avenue. Several investigators are still on the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call Major Crimes Detective B. Neifeld at (804) 646-3246 or contact Crime Stoppers at (804) 780-1000. 

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

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