Man shot in chest, dies at hospital

By Deon Guillory - bio | email
Posted by Shawn Maclauchlan

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond police are investigating a deadly shooting on the city's northside. The shooting happened Thursday night in the 3600 block of Chamberlayne Avenue, near Laburnum.

Richmond Police officers responding to a call of a person down around 9:30 p.m. found 45-year-old Tyler Andrew Franks with a gunshot wound. Franks was taken to VCU Medical Center, where he died about an hour later.

Police tell us the man was shot in the chest.

At one point, the road was closed and traffic was being detoured - streets have since been reopened.

If you know anything about this, call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000.

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