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Homicide investigation underway in Henrico after body found

Henrico Police are investigating a homicide in the county's east end. (Source: NBC12) Henrico Police are investigating a homicide in the county's east end. (Source: NBC12)
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

Henrico Police confirm they are in the early stages of a homicide investigation in the county's eastern side Friday evening.

According to police, they received a call for shots fired in the 1100 block of Old Williamsburg Road around 8:42 p.m.

Once on scene, they found a male victim who had been shot and killed. Residents are being asked to stay inside as police conduct sweeps of the area with K-9 units.

Some residents say they stood in a long line for about an hour as police did their initial investigation.

Little is known about the victim or the identity of a suspect but investigators are actively searching for leads.

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