Richmond man wounded in Monday morning shooting dies at hospital


RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) — A Richmond man who was hospitalized after a Monday morning shooting has died.

Richmond Police officers responded to the 1400 block of Chestnut Street at 11: 54 a.m. for a reported shooting in the area. Once they arrived at the scene, authorities found a victim who had been shot.

The victim, identified by police as 18-year-old Drequan X. Trice, was rushed to a nearby hospital where he later died.

“Shocked, just shocked,” one neighbor said.

“I heard four to six gunshots,” Sherrie Franklin, a neighbor said. “It’s not normal around here usually because it’s pretty quiet.”

Other neighbors agree. Matt Murdock visits the area often and was shocked to stumble upon caution tape and police.

“There could be trouble ten blocks that way, and ten blocks that way,” Murdock said. “But for it to happen right here? There’s a rare occurrence.”

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