Update: Police identify man killed in southside murder

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) – Police have released the name of a man shot in south Richmond Saturday afternoon.

Just before 1:00 p.m. police say 68-year-old William Howell was shot inside his apartment in the 1700 block of Clarkson Road.

Howell was taken to VCU Medical Center where he later died.

Investigators say two men were seen leaving the area in a dark gray sedan around the time of the shooting.

Both were described as men in their 20's, one wearing a white T-shirt with black jeans and braided hair to the base of his neck.

The second was wearing a black shirt and jeans according to police.

Anyone with information about the murder is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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