Police investigate deadly shooting in Gilpin Court

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - Richmond Police are trying to solve a deadly shooting.

This happened in the 1300 block of St. John Street, in the Gilpin Court area. Police say they found a young man dead in between the housing units. First, they responded to a call of a shot fired.

When officers arrived around 8:00 Sunday night, they found 19-year-old Antwon D. Freeman dead.The area is part of the Richmond Redevelopment Authority. Investigators are urging anyone who heard or saw anything to contact them.

You can call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or you can even text information at 274-637.

Make sure you used the key word ITIP. Either way you do it, your tips can remain anonymous.

Gilpin Court is historically one of the city's oldest housing projects in Richmond. The RRHA has a long-term project to revitalize the area plagued with heavy crime. We'll bring you any new developments we receive from investigators.

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