Police investigating homicide near VCU's Monroe Park Campus - NBC12 - Richmond, VA News

Police investigating homicide near VCU's Monroe Park Campus

Posted: Updated:
RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) -

Richmond Police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred early Sunday morning.

Shortly before 1 a.m., officers heard shots fired in the 300 block of West Marshall Street. They arrived within seconds and found a white male in his mid-20s who had been shot.

The victim was pronounced dead about an hour and a half later at VCU Medical Center.

Detectives believe the shooting occurred during a confrontation with four black males, all in their 20s. One male was wearing an orange polo shirt and gold necklace. Another male was wearing a blue polo shirt. The third male was wearing a plaid shirt. The fourth male was wearing a gray polo shirt. They were last seen running towards the intersection of Belvidere and West Broad Streets.

Anyone with information about this homicide is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 780-1000 or text Crime Stoppers at 274637, using the key word "ITip" followed by your tip. Both Crime Stoppers methods are anonymous.

Copyright 2012 WWBT NBC12. All rights reserved

Powered by WorldNow