Police ID man found shot to death in Richmond


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — Police are investigating a fatal shooting after a man was found dead in Richmond on Friday night.

Officers were called to the 1900 block of Redd Street at 7:46 p.m., a release from Richmond Police said. When they arrived, authorities located a man who was shot.

The victim, identified Cortez L. Wright, 28, was pronounced dead at the scene.

“This homicide occurred during the daylight and we believe several people were out in the area at that time,” said Major Crimes Captain James Laino “We are asking anyone with information to please come forward.”

RPD’s release said that investigators believe that “several people were out in the area at the time” and they are asking for people to come forward if they have any information.

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